Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 25 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high [1020 hPa] over the northern Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge over North Queensland Waters. A new high will move into the Tasman Sea on Monday, strengthening the ridge along the east coast

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 26 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Northeasterly afternoon sea breezes inshore south of Sarina.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 27 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. Possible shower.

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 Saturday.

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