Mackay Coast Weather

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Forecast

Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence

Issued at: 22/11/2017 04:45.

A large high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. This ridge will gradually weaken over the coming days.
Wednesday, 22/11/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Mackay in the late evening.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell East to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the late morning and afternoon.
Thursday, 23/11/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather 40% chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Friday, 24/11/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell Below 0.5 metres.
Weather Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 22/11/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Bowen   22 Nov 13:20

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

Wind

ESE   7 kts

Gusts

8 kts

Temp

23.2°c

Rain 9am

0.4 mm

Mackay   22 Nov 13:20

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

Wind

SE   12 kts

Gusts

21 kts

Temp

25.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Middle Percy Is.   22 Nov 13:20

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

Wind

SE   18 kts

Gusts

21 kts

Temp

21.7°c

Rain 9am

1.6 mm

St Lawrence   22 Nov 13:20

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

Wind

NNE   5 kts

Gusts

8 kts

Temp

24.7°c

Rain 9am

1.6 mm

Creal Reef   22 Nov 13:20

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

Wind

E   18 kts

Gusts

19 kts

Temp

22.9°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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