Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 25 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies over North Queensland waters. The ridge will strengthen during the week as a high moves slowly eastwards across southern Australia, extending a firm ridge through much of Queensland.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cape Bowling Green, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tuesday 26 July

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Cape Bowling Green during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly 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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