Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Thursday 24 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough lies over central coast waters and is expected to shift into southern tropical waters today before weakening and shifting north into northern tropical waters Friday. A high will move east into southeastern Australia today and then into the Tasman Sea on Friday, extending a firm ridge along much of the east Queensland coast.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms.

Friday 25 April

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms.

Saturday 26 April

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms.

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 Thursday.

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