Townsville Coast Weather

Forecast

Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen

Issued at: 19/10/2017 15:50.

A weakening trough lies offshore south of Cooktown. A slow moving high pressure centre over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over northern Queensland waters. The high will gradually weaken over the coming days, with an associated weakening of the ridge.
Thursday, 19/10/2017
Winds Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times. Winds tending southerly 10 to 15 knots inshore north of Townsville this afternoon and early evening.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Friday, 20/10/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times until dawn.
Seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers north of Cape Bowling Green, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cape Bowling Green in the morning and afternoon.
Saturday, 21/10/2017
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.
Sunday, 22/10/2017
Winds East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 20/10/2017 04:45

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Current Weather

Cardwell   19 Oct 09:00

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

Wind

W   8 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

20.0°c

Rain 9am

185.0 mm

Townsville   19 Oct 19:00

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

Wind

W   2 kts

Gusts

5 kts

Temp

22.8°c

Rain 9am

11.2 mm

Alva Beach   19 Oct 19:00

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

Wind

E   16 kts

Gusts

24 kts

Temp

24.7°c

Rain 9am

2.8 mm

Bowen   19 Oct 19:00

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

Wind

ESE   17 kts

Gusts

21 kts

Temp

24.3°c

Rain 9am

1.6 mm

Marion Reef   19 Oct 19:00

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

Wind

ESE   21 kts

Gusts

23 kts

Temp

25.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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