Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near Tasmania extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high will remain slow moving over southeastern Australia during the forecast period though should start to slowly weaken early next week.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, tending southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 24 May

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Townsville Coast

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Monday 25 May

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
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 Saturday.

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