Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 29 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the Great Australian Bight extends a firm ridge into north Queensland waters. The high will shift slowly east while weakening during the weekend, reaching the Tasman Sea on Sunday. The ridge will relax further during Monday and Tuesday as the high continues slowly weakening while shifting east over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore east of Cape York early this morning.

Sunday 30 April

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 in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 1 May

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Saturday.

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