Cooktown Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

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Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Tuesday 12 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high [1017 hPa] over the southern Coral Sea extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cooktown. Winds turning easterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cooktown.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 13 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cape Flattery at times in the early morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 14 November

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 15 November

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 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.

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

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