Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Sunday 26 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge along the east coast. The ridge should continue to weaken early in the new week.

Forecast for Sunday 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 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 27 October

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 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 28 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
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
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 29 October

Winds
East to 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.

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 Monday.

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