Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Saturday 30 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia extends a ridge through northern Queensland waters. The high will weaken and shift northeast towards the northern Tasman Sea during the forecast period, gradually relaxing the ridge.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Sunday 31 August

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds tending southeasterly with inshore east to northeasterly sea breezes during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Monday 1 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, with inshore afternoon NE sea breezes.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.

Tuesday 2 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then shifting north to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

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 Sunday.

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