Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 10 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow moving surface trough extends over Peninsula waters, with a fresh south to southeasterly wind flow extending over areas to its south. A low pressure system over the Coral Sea will develop further through the next few days but is expected to remain well offshore from the Queensland coast.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 12 February

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
West to northwesterly 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
Cloudy. 80% 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 Thursday.

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