North Queensland Weather Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


Queensland

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon
Issued at 4:28 pm EST on Friday 21 November 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 24 November 2014.

Warning Information
For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call
1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A high in the Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge along the east Queensland coast
over the next few days.

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight

Winds: E to NE 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: 1.2 metres.
Swell: Less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Fine.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November

Winds: E to NE 10 to 15 knots.
Seas: 1.2 metres.
Swell: Less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Isolated showers.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: E to NE 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times in the evening.
Seas: 1.2 metres.
Swell: Less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Isolated showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: SE to NE 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots at times in the evening.
Seas: 1.2 metres
Swell: Less than 1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Isolated showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Saturday.

weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


Queensland

Coastal Waters Forecast for Queensland
Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 21 November 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 24 November 2014.

Warning Information
For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call
1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation - Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria
A slow-moving high in the Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge along the east coast
of Queensland over the next few days.

Weather Situation - North Queensland
A slow-moving high in the Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge along the east coast
of Queensland over the next few days.

Weather Situation - South Queensland
A slow-moving high in the Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge along the east coast
of Queensland over the next few days.

South East Gulf of Carpentaria: QLD-NT Border to Cape Keerweer

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Winds tending west to
southwesterly in the east and extending throughout during the evening. Seas:
Around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly clear. The chance of thunderstorms inshore
early this evening.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to
northeasterly early in the morning. Winds shifting west to southwesterly during
the afternoon and evening. Inshore seabreezes 10 to 15 knots about the coast
during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. The chance
of thunderstorms inshore in the late morning and afternoon.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to
northeasterly before dawn then tending northwest to southwesterly in the
evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. The chance of
thunderstorms south of Kowanyama in the morning and afternoon.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly
during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of showers. The chance
of thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon.

North East Gulf of Carpentaria: Cape Keerweer to Crab Island

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots
offshore north of Cullen Point in the evening. Winds tending northeast to
southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5
metres offshore. Weather: Clear.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly
in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen
Point early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5
metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to
southeasterly before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly in the
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10
knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre
during the afternoon or evening. Weather: Sunny.

Torres Strait

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: East
to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: East
to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of showers.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly
below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: East to
southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of showers.

Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly
around 1 metre outside the reef. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell:
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of
showers.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1
metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell:
Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cooktown
in the evening. Winds turning easterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1
metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown. Swell: Easterly below 1
metre. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the morning. Winds
reaching up to 20 knots north of Cooktown early in the morning and again in the
evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing
to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1
metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5
metres north of Cooktown. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly
cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather:
Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell:
Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1
metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times
inshore until late evening. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots later this
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 15 knots inshore
during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell:
East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of
showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to
northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly in the middle of
the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1
metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny. 40%
chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly
below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Weather: Mostly clear.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore
in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below
1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20%
chance of showers.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to
1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1
metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing
to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Hervey Bay

Forecast for Friday 21 November until midnight
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times until early
evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Saturday 22 November
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times in the
afternoon. Winds turning northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of
showers.

Forecast for Sunday 23 November
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the morning. Seas:
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the morning.
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: 30% chance of showers in the
morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Forecast for Monday 24 November
Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to
1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Northeasterly below
1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of showers.

Weather Forecast via the Bureau of Meteorology Bureau Of Meteorology (BoM)