Townsville Coastal Waters Forecast: Cardwell to Bowen

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 22 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends over northern Queensland waters from a high [1027 hPa] centred over central Australia. The high will move slowly east into the Tasman Sea by Tuesday, maintaining the ridge over coming days.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 23 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Cape Bowling Green in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 24 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots before turning easterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Monday.

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