Mackay Coast Weather

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Forecast

Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence

Issued at: 26/07/2017 04:45.

A belt of high pressure over New South Wales and southern Queensland will maintain a firm ridge over north Queensland waters through the forecast period.
Wednesday, 26/07/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Hamilton Island in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Hamilton Island during the morning.
Swell Below 0.5 metres.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower offshore north of Hamilton Island during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Thursday, 27/07/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Hamilton Island during the morning.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Hamilton Island.
Swell Below 0.5 metres.
Weather Sunny.
Friday, 28/07/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 26/07/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Bowen   26 Jul 12:20

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

Wind

SE   15 kts

Gusts

18 kts

Temp

25.1°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Mackay   26 Jul 12:20

Anemometer Location: On hill top. 30.5m above sea level. 0.5km from coast.

Wind

SSE   10 kts

Gusts

16 kts

Temp

22.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Middle Percy Is.   26 Jul 12:20

Anemometer Location: On hill top, centre of island. 209m above sea level. Island - 1.5km from coast.

Wind

SSE   16 kts

Gusts

21 kts

Temp

21.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

St Lawrence   26 Jul 12:20

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 9m above sea level. 11km from coast.

Wind

E   9 kts

Gusts

10 kts

Temp

24.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Creal Reef   26 Jul 12:20

Anemometer Location: Top of pontoon. 1.5m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

SSE   10 kts

Gusts

12 kts

Temp

22.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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