Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:52 pm EST on Saturday 4 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad high pressure system lies over southeastern Australia and is expected to shift slowly north during the remainder of the weekend whilst weakening. The ridge along the east coast of Queensland will also weaken during Sunday. A new weak high will develop over the south of the continent early next week, maintaining a weak ridge across southern Queensland.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
30% chance of a shower in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 Sunday.

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