Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 29 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A surface trough off the tropical east coast will move slowly north and weaken during today. A high over central Australia will shift slowly east, extending a ridge along the east coast of Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore west of Cape York.

Monday 30 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Cape York.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tuesday 31 May

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 Sunday.

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