Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 20 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A strong high [1029 hPa] over the western Tasman Sea will move only very slowly eastwards over the next few days, maintaining a firm ridge along the tropical east

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore between Hamilton Island and Mackay in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 21 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 22 May

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 23 May

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 Tuesday.

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