Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure centre over southern Queensland will drift into the Coral Sea on Sunday and maintain a weak ridge over north Queensland waters. A surface trough will move east through Mackay waters during Tuesday morning before weakening in the evening. A new high will develop over southeast Australia on Wednesday with a ridge developing over northern waters.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then turning east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Sunday.

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