Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:57 pm EST on Friday 30 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies along the east coast, and will weaken during the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore east of Cape York in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Sunday 1 February

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. Thunderstorms.

Monday 2 February

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

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 Saturday.

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