Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the central Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will begin to weaken early this week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots east of Cape Bowling Green in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 24 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Monday.

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