Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen late Thursday as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southeast to northeasterly and reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
Southeast to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Friday 28 November

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 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 Wednesday.

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