Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 23 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A weak trough extends over northern inland Queensland through the Cairns area to the northern Coral Sea, with northwesterly wind flow to its north, and northeasterlies to its south. The trough is likely to remain slow moving over the next few days.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 24 January

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly with afternoon sea breezes.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
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 3:50 pm EST Thursday.

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