Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast updated at 4:28 pm EST on Friday 31 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies along the east coast. A new high will move east into the Tasman Sea during Monday, reinforcing the ridge.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 1 November

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 2 November

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 3 November

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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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