Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 18 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. This ridge will remain in place well into next week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots from midday. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 19 November

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, with northeasterly inshore sea breezes during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower at night.

Monday 20 November

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 Saturday.

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