Great Barrier Reef Offshore Weather

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Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters: Bowen to Yeppoon

Issued at: 22/06/2017 16:20.

A slow moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge over northern Queensland waters. The high will gradually weaken through the remainder of today and Friday with a new, weak high centre developing over the southern Coral Sea during the weekend. The ridge over northern Queensland waters will therefore gradually relax from Friday.
Thursday, 22/06/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Friday, 23/06/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Creal Reef around midday.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Saturday, 24/06/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Sunday, 25/06/2017
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 23/06/2017 04:45

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