Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 4:28 pm EST on Friday 31 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies along the east coast. A new high will move east into the Tasman Sea during Monday, reinforcing the ridge.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Cape York in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 1 November

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Cape York early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers east of Cape York, 20% chance elsewhere.

Sunday 2 November

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 3 November

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Saturday.

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