Townsville Coast Weather

There are currently no weather warnings issued for Queensland.

Forecast

Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen

Issued at: 16/12/2017 04:45.

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will extend a ridge over northern Queensland waters for the next few days. The ridge should weaken on Tuesday as the high weakens.
Saturday, 16/12/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots around midday. Winds tending northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny.
Sunday, 17/12/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds tending northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Mostly sunny.
Monday, 18/12/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 16/12/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Cardwell   16 Dec 09:00

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

Wind

E   5 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

30.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Townsville   16 Dec 11:00

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

Wind

ENE   11 kts

Gusts

14 kts

Temp

29.9°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Alva Beach   16 Dec 11:00

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

Wind

SE   7 kts

Gusts

13 kts

Temp

27.5°c

Rain 9am

1.2 mm

Bowen   16 Dec 11:00

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

Wind

ENE   13 kts

Gusts

18 kts

Temp

30.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Marion Reef   16 Dec 11:00

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

Wind

SE   20 kts

Gusts

22 kts

Temp

26.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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Heavy Moderate Light

Bowen Radar

Light Moderate Heavy
Heavy Moderate Light

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