Cooktown Coastal Waters Forecast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

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Forecast updated at 6:26 am EST on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. This ridge will gradually weaken later in the week.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers south of Cooktown, 30% chance elsewhere.

Wednesday 22 November

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending east to southeasterly around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Thursday 23 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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

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