Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 27 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over southern Western Australia extends a ridge across Queensland. The high will move slowly eastwards during the next few days, with the ridge strengthening in response. This will lead to fresh to strong southeasterly winds over North Queensland waters for the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore east of Cape York, 50% chance elsewhere.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 29 July

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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 Wednesday.

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