Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Monday 20 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak pressure pattern will persist over north Queensland waters today. A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea will then gradually extend a ridge northwards through north Queensland waters from Tuesday. A surface trough over the Coral Sea will most likely move west northwest towards north Queensland waters mid to late week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots east of Cape York. Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots west of Cape York, reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre west of Cape York.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of thunderstorms.

Tuesday 21 February

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots east of Cape York. Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots west of Cape York, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre west of Cape York.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms.

Wednesday 22 February

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly about 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly about 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly 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 Tuesday.

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