Great Barrier Reef Offshore Weather

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Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters: Bowen to Yeppoon

Issued at: 18/01/2018 15:51.

A weak trough will likely persist over northern Peninsula waters over the next few days. A firm ridge and fresh east to southeasterly winds will extend into waters to the south of the trough through the remainder of today and Friday. The ridge will then gradually weaken over the weekend.
Thursday, 18/01/2018
Winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times near and north of Creal Reef.
Seas 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres north of Creal Reef.
Swell East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Friday, 19/01/2018
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times near and north of Creal Reef early morning.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell South to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Saturday, 20/01/2018
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather Mostly sunny.
Sunday, 21/01/2018
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef during the afternoon or evening.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 19/01/2018 04:45

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