Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 10:01 am EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the northern Tasman Sea will move slowly east. The high extends a ridge northwards along the Queensland east coast.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.

Sunday 27 July

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday 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 around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.

Monday 28 July

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.

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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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

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