Mackay Coast Weather

Forecast

Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence

Issued at: 25/05/2017 04:45.

A high over central Australia will move slowly eastwards over the next few days. The high will maintain a ridge over northern Queensland waters through the forecast period.
Thursday, 25/05/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Sunny.
Friday, 26/05/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Mackay during the afternoon.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Saturday, 27/05/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 25/05/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Bowen   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

S   3 kts

Gusts

4 kts

Temp

16.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Mackay   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

WSW   7 kts

Gusts

9 kts

Temp

16.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Middle Percy Is.   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

S   5 kts

Gusts

7 kts

Temp

20.1°c

Rain 9am

0.4 mm

St Lawrence   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

S   4 kts

Gusts

7 kts

Temp

15.9°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Creal Reef   25 May 07:30

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

Wind

SE   14 kts

Gusts

17 kts

Temp

24.5°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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Bowen Radar

Light Moderate Heavy
Heavy Moderate Light

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