Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EST on Friday 29 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure centre lies over southeastern Queensland, extending a firm ridge over far northeast Queensland waters. The ridge should then relax during the weekend as the high pressure centre weakens and shifts east. A new high will move east over southern Australia early next week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 1 June

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 Saturday.

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