Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies over the western Coral Sea and onto the northeast coast of Cape York Peninsula. A trough will move eastwards through the inland tropics, reaching southern waters late on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 2 September

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Thursday 3 September

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 4 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inside the reef during the morning.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
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 Wednesday.

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