North Queensland Weather Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


Queensland

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast: Bowen to Yeppoon
Issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 29 March 2015
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 31 March 2015.

Warning Information
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1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
SE trade flow over forecast region over the next several days.

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight

Winds: SE 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.7 metres.
Swell: Less than 1.5 metres in the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Isolated showers.

Forecast for Monday 30 March

Winds: SE 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.7 metres.
Swell: Less than 1.5 metres in the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Scattered showers, possible thunderstorms.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: SE 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1.7 metres.
Swell: Less than 1.5 metres in the Capricorn Channel.
Weather: Scattered showers. Possible thunderstorms.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Sunday.

weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


Queensland

Coastal Waters Forecast for Queensland
Issued at 7:32 am EST on Sunday 29 March 2015
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 31 March 2015.

Warning Information
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1300-360-427* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation - Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria
A firm ridge extends along the east Queensland coast from a slow moving high
over the western Tasman Sea.

Weather Situation - North Queensland
A firm ridge extends along the east Queensland coast from a slow moving high
over the western Tasman Sea.

Weather Situation - South Queensland
A surface trough lies near Bundaberg and is expected to weaken slightly today
while shifting north through Capricornia waters during today. A firm ridge
extends along the east Queensland coast from a slow moving high over the
western Tasman Sea.

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

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10
knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance
of showers this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots
offshore north of Kowanyama in the morning. Winds tending east to northeasterly
before dawn then tending east to southeasterly in the morning. Seas: Around 1
metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1
metre during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The
chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly
during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The
chance of a thunderstorm.

North East Gulf of Carpentaria: Cape Keerweer to Crab Island

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly in the evening.
Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point early in the
morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre
around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore
during the day. Winds tending east to southeasterly before dawn. Seas: 1 to 1.5
metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point. Weather:
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the
afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Torres Strait

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: East to 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: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.
60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing
to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early
evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.
50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Swell: East to
southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The
chance of a thunderstorm.

Peninsula Coast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to
2 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly
below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a
thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Cape
Grenville during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing
to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1
metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a
thunderstorm.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5
to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in
the afternoon and evening.

Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore during the
afternoon and evening. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres
around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80%
chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5
to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly
cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5
to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in
the afternoon and evening.

Cairns Coast: Cape Tribulation to Cardwell

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5
to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm
north of Innisfail.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to
1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm
north of Innisfail.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to
1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Townsville Coast: Cardwell to Bowen

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing
to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1
metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, tending east to northeasterly
inshore in the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres
outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly
cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to
2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Weather:
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the
afternoon and evening.

Mackay Coast: Bowen to St Lawrence

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the evening. Seas: 1 to
1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly
cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Mackay.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing
to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Mackay. Swell: East to northeasterly below
1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5
to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below
1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm
in the afternoon and evening.

Capricornia Coast: St Lawrence to Burnett Heads

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to
1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5
to 2 metres offshore north of Cape Capricorn. Swell: East to southeasterly
below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers north of Agnes Water, 40% chance
elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to
2 metres north of Cape Capricorn. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to
1 to 1.5 metres in southern waters. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of
showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Hervey Bay

Forecast for Sunday 29 March until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to
1.5 metres in the northern bay during the morning. Swell: Northeast to
southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers this
morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Monday 30 March
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing
to 1 to 1.5 metres in the northern bay. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below
1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to
1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing
to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The
chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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