Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 30 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge through northern Queensland waters. The high will weaken and shift east northeast towards the Tasman Sea during the forecast period, gradually relaxing the ridge.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore east of Cape York during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef.

Sunday 31 August

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 below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre outside the reef.

Monday 1 September

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

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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