Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 15 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1035 hPa] near Tasmania will maintain a ridge through central Australia extending to the southern tropical coast of Queensland over the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore between Hamilton Island and Mackay.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre offshore south of Mackay.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 16 July

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre offshore south of Mackay.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 17 July

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre offshore south of Mackay.
Weather
Sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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