Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Monday 20 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will gradually weaken today, before being reinforced by a new high pressure system that will move in to the Tasman Sea tomorrow.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 21 October

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower at night.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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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