Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the central Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east coast of Queensland. The ridge will begin to weaken early this week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore west of Cape York in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore during this afternoon and evening.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 24 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 3:50 pm EST Monday.

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