Cairns Coast Weather

Forecast

Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

Issued at: 24/08/2017 04:45.

A weak ridge of high pressure extends over north Queensland waters. A surface trough lies through the northern and central interior of Queensland and will remain slow moving during today before shifting further northeast into the northeastern interior on Friday. A coastal trough and an associated southerly wind change will most likely extend north through Mackay and Townsville waters during Friday morning. A high pressure centre over southern Australia will then extend a firm ridge into north Queensland waters over the weekend.
Thursday, 24/08/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Winds East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower south of Innisfail at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Saturday, 26/08/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 24/08/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Cooktown   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 5m above sea level. 5km from coast.

Wind

SE   10 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

25.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Low Isles   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Top of lighthouse. 3m above sea level. Island.

Wind

SSE   10 kts

Gusts

11 kts

Temp

23.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Arlington Reef   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Elevated platform. 3m above sea level. Island.

Wind

SE   9 kts

Gusts

10 kts

Temp

0.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Innisfail   24 Aug 06:00

Anemometer Location: Sloping ground. 8m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

NW   2 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

16.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cardwell   23 Aug 09:00

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

CALM   0 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

24.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Holmes Reef   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Reef platform. 2m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

ESE   10 kts

Gusts

11 kts

Temp

24.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Flinders Reef   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Platform. 2.5m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

E   9 kts

Gusts

11 kts

Temp

23.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Willis Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: On rolling ground. 8m above sea level. Small island.

Wind

ESE   10 kts

Gusts

11 kts

Temp

25.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Lihou Reef   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Reef platform. 3m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

SE   11 kts

Gusts

12 kts

Temp

23.1°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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