Townsville Coast Weather

Forecast

Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen

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 inshore in the evening.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore early this evening.
Friday, 19/01/2018
Winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 metres.
Swell Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Saturday, 20/01/2018
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Sunday, 21/01/2018
Winds Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy.

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

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Current Weather

Cardwell   18 Jan 09:00

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

S   2 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

24.5°c

Rain 9am

63.0 mm

Townsville   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Airport. 4m above sea level. 2km from coast.

Wind

ESE   13 kts

Gusts

18 kts

Temp

26.9°c

Rain 9am

0.2 mm

Alva Beach   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 7.5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

E   18 kts

Gusts

24 kts

Temp

27.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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

Marion Reef   18 Jan 22:00

Anemometer Location: Platform. 2m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

ESE   22 kts

Gusts

26 kts

Temp

26.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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Bowen Radar

Light Moderate Heavy
Heavy Moderate Light

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