Townsville Coast Weather

Forecast

Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen

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 northeasterly about 10 knots. Northeasterly sea breezes reaching up to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Sunny.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Winds Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon with inshore northeasterly sea breezes.
Seas Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.
Saturday, 26/08/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef during the morning.
Swell East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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

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Current Weather

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

Townsville   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 4m above sea level. 2km from coast.

Wind

W   3 kts

Gusts

4 kts

Temp

23.6°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Alva Beach   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 7.5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

NNE   4 kts

Gusts

4 kts

Temp

24.0°c

Rain 9am

13.4 mm

Bowen   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 5m above sea level. 2km from coast.

Wind

SSW   3 kts

Gusts

3 kts

Temp

22.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Marion Reef   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Platform. 2m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

ESE   12 kts

Gusts

13 kts

Temp

23.1°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Townsville Radar

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Heavy Moderate Light

Bowen Radar

Light Moderate Heavy
Heavy Moderate Light

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