Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge over northern Queensland waters will weaken slightly during Saturday before being reinforced by a new high which shifts east into the Tasman Sea during Sunday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers north of Cape Bowling Green, 50% chance elsewhere.

Sunday 26 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Monday 27 February

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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