Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 7 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand will continue to extend a ridge of high pressure along the northeast coast of Queensland over the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 8 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 9 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Cape York during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 10 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knot.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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