Mackay Coast Weather

Forecast

Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence

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 offshore north of Mackay during the afternoon and early evening.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Friday, 19/01/2018
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Hamilton Island early in the morning.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Saturday, 20/01/2018
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny.
Sunday, 21/01/2018
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell Below 0.5 metres.
Weather Partly cloudy.

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

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Current Weather

Bowen   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

SE   8 kts

Gusts

12 kts

Temp

25.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Mackay   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

ESE   9 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

26.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Middle Percy Is.   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

ESE   8 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

23.9°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

St Lawrence   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

E   4 kts

Gusts

6 kts

Temp

24.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Creal Reef   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

ESE   18 kts

Gusts

22 kts

Temp

27.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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