Peninsula Coastal Waters Forecast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

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Forecast issued at 3:55 pm EST on Monday 27 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A monsoon trough extends from the northern interior to the coast through the Townsville coast and into to the northern Coral Sea, with northwesterly winds to its north, and northeasterlies to its south. The trough may stall during today and tomorrow before weakening and moving northwards on hPa] Wednesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots north of Cape Direction in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 28 January

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots offshore of Cape Sidmouth in the early morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 29 January

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore with afternoon sea breezes.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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