Whitsunday forecast:

Issued at 5:00 am on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Tuesday 29 July

Sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 27.

Fire danger - High

UV Alert - from 9:40 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

Bowen Mostly sunny. Max 25
Mackay Sunny.
Max 22

Wednesday 30 July

Sunny morning. The chance of light showers along the coastal fringe at night. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Bowen Partly cloudy. Max 25
Mackay Partly cloudy.
Max 21

Thursday 31 July

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Bowen Possible morning shower. Max 25
Mackay Possible morning shower.
Max 22

Friday 01 August

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Bowen Partly cloudy. Max 26
Mackay Mostly sunny.
Max 22


Marine forecast:

(Mackay Forecast)

Tuesday 29 July

Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.


Wednesday 30 July

Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.


Thursday 31 July

Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.


Shute Harbour - Times and Heights of High and Low Waters
July to August - 2014

Tuesday 29 Wednesday 30 Thursday 31 Friday 1 Saturday 2 Sunday 3 Monday 4
Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height
0605 0.89 0014 3.24 0044 3.08 0116 2.90 0154 2.71 0247 2.53 0406 2.43
1158 2.54 0636 0.93 0709 0.98 0746 1.02 0832 1.05 0932 1.03 1040 0.93
1743 0.78 1232 2.51 1310 2.46 1354 2.43 1451 2.43 1609 2.52 1729 2.75
    1815 0.93 1851 1.11 1936 1.29 2043 1.44 2214 1.48 2344 1.35
Further information on tides for Queensland

The tide heights are in metres above Prediction Datum, red for low water and blue for high water.
The times stated are Australian Eastern Standard Time (24 hour clock). Daylight Saving Time is not observed