Mackay Coastal Waters Forecast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 27 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] south of Australia extends a ridge over the state. The ridge will strengthen about the east coast over the next few days as the high moves into the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Inshore winds tending northeast south of Sarina in the afternoon sea breeze.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 28 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Inshore winds tending south to southeasterly around 10 knots in the early morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Mackay by early evening.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 29 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending northeasterly inshore south of Sarina in the afternoon. Winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 30 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots south of Mackay in the early morning. Inshore winds south of Sarina tending northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southeasterly 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 4:45 am EST Monday.

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