Cooktown Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 8 March 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak trough lies across the far northern Gulf of Carpentaria and Torres Strait waters and extends over the far northern Coral Sea, but will pushed north as a ridge strengthens. The ridge will persist about the east coast for most of the coming week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cooktown in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 9 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Cooktown.

Wednesday 10 March

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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

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