Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure should remain over Queensland's southern coast for the next few days. The ridge should strengthen a little and drift northwards towards the end of the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms from early this afternoon.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning easterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms from the early afternoon.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms.

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 Friday.

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