Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 29 April 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high over the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The high will shift slowly east over the next few days, with the ridge gradually relaxing as a result.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 30 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Sunday 1 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

Monday 2 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 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 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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