Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 5 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies over the northern waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots south of Mackay in the late evening. Inshore winds south of Sarina turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore between Hamilton Island and Mackay around midday.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 6 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Inshore winds south of Sarina turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 7 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Hamilton Island. Inshore winds south of Sarina turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly 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 Sunday.

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