Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 6 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand will remain slow-moving over the next few days and maintain a ridge along the north Queensland coast..

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 7 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Mackay around midday.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

Sunday 8 May

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Monday 9 May

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Saturday.

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