Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 11:16 pm EST on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high will weaken and the ridge will relax from late Wednesday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Torres Strait

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore east of Cape York in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 22 October

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Torres Strait

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore east of Cape York in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers offshore east of Cape York, 30% chance elsewhere.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% 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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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