Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 25 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak high over the Coral Sea extends a weak ridge over north Queensland waters. A surface trough will move east over the central and southern tropical interior today and is expected to move through Mackay waters early Monday. The trough should then weaken as it shifts further north through the day. A new high will progress east into the Coral Sea on Wednesday and extend a ridge through northern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 26 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending east to northeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 27 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then turning easterly in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Monday.

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