Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 14 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A high [1015 hPa] over the northern Tasman Sea extends a weakening ridge of high pressure over the northern coastal waters.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 15 December

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes of 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 16 December

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes of 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Nearby Coastal Waters

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast NT - Roper Groote Coast Forecast NSW - Byron Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NT - Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast Gold Coast Waters Forecast Moreton Bay Forecast Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast Fraser Island Coast Forecast Hervey Bay Waters Forecast Capricornia Coast Forecast Mackay Coast Forecast Townsville Coast Forecast Cairns Coast Forecast Cooktown Coast Forecast Peninsula Coast Forecast Torres Strait Forecast North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

Product IDQ11305