Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:53 pm EST on Tuesday 31 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high near Tasmania will shift slowly east, extending a strengthening ridge along the east coast of Queensland.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 1 June

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 2 June

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 3 June

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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