Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 24 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the southwestern Tasman Sea will move slowly east, extending a ridge northwards along the Queensland east coast. The high and ridge will strengthen during Friday and into the weekend.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre outside the reef.

Friday 25 July

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Saturday 26 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre outside the reef.

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 3:50 pm EST Thursday.

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