Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Sunday 5 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A large high [1033 hPa] in the Bight extends a strengthening ridge over northern Queensland and the southern Gulf. This high will drift slowly eastwards across southern Australia over the next few days, maintaining the ridge.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Torres Strait

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching 25 to 30 knots at times.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 6 July

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Torres Strait

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Cape York in the early morning and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of Cape York at times.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Monday.

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