Whitsunday forecast:

Issued at 4:15 pm on Saturday 26 July 2014

Saturday 26 July

Partly cloudy. The chance of light rain. Light winds.

Sunday 27 July

The chance of showers along the coastal fringe in the morning. Areas of morning fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire danger - High

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

Bowen Morning fog then mostly sunny. Max 25
Mackay Morning fog then mostly sunny.
Max 22

Monday 28 July

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

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

Tuesday 29 July

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Bowen Mostly sunny. Max 25
Mackay Mostly sunny.
Max 22

Wednesday 30 July

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Bowen Shower or two. Max 25
Mackay Shower or two.
Max 22


Marine forecast:

(Mackay Forecast)

Saturday 26 July

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


Sunday 27 July

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.


Monday 28 July

Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.


Tuesday 29 July

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


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

Saturday 26 Sunday 27 Monday 28 Tuesday 29 Wednesday 30 Thursday 31 Friday 1
Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height Time Height
0442 0.81 0510 0.84 0537 0.87 0605 0.89 0014 3.24 0044 3.08 0116 2.90
1029 2.60 1057 2.57 1127 2.56 1158 2.54 0636 0.93 0709 0.98 0746 1.02
1614 0.54 1642 0.59 1711 0.67 1743 0.78 1232 2.51 1310 2.46 1354 2.43
2249 3.53 2317 3.46 2345 3.37     1815 0.93 1851 1.11 1936 1.29
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