Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 3 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A surface trough is moving eastwards across the Queensland interior and is expected to move through Central Coast waters on Tuesday. A high to the southwest of Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days and will extend a firm ridge across Queensland during Tuesday and Wednesday in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Cape Bowling Green, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tuesday 4 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 5 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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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