Peninsula Coastal Waters Forecast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak pressure pattern will persist along the north tropical east coast for the next few days. Tropical cyclone Oma lies over the central Coral Sea and is expected to move slowly southwestwards over the next few days whilst staying offshore of the Queensland coast.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Winds turning westerly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm between Cape Grenville and Cape Sidmouth early this evening.

Friday 22 February

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Winds turning north to northwesterly during the morning and early afternoon then tending west to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 23 February

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 24 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Friday.

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