Peninsula Coastal Waters Forecast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

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Forecast issued at 3:59 pm EST on Monday 1 June 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1032hPa] south of New Zealand extends a weakening ridge across northern Queensland. A new ridge will strengthen along the tropical east coast through the mid week period. Light to moderate southeasterly winds on Tuesday though fresh at times off the far peninsula coast. Moderate to fresh southeasterly winds are expected to extend across all areas for Wednesday and the following few days.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly in Princess Charlotte Bay during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots south of Cape Sidmouth in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly clear. Possible shower.

Tuesday 2 June

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon, reaching up to 30 knots at times south of Cape Sidmouth in the late afternoon and evening. Winds tending east to northeasterly in Princess Charlotte Bay during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny. Possible shower.

Wednesday 3 June

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 4 June

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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