Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Friday 19 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A strengthening ridge will extend along the east coast of Queensland during the weekend as high moves into the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the afternoon.

Monday 22 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Mackay during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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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