Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 27 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends over northern Queensland waters. A trough and an associated south to southwesterly wind change will move eastwards over the eastern interior of Queensland today and should then sweep east through Mackay and Townsville waters during this afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tuesday 28 June

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Torres Strait

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

Wednesday 29 June

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Monday.

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