Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 6:22 am EST on Monday 30 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1015 hPa] lies over the Tasman Sea, extending a weakening ridge along the tropical east coast. The ridge will strengthen a little on Tuesday as a new high reaches the Tasman Sea, but then weaken once more through the middle of the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore west of Cape York.

Tuesday 1 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm west of Cape York.

Wednesday 2 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots east of Thursday Island during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 3:50 pm EST Monday.

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