Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A slow moving surface trough lies offshore of Peninsula waters, with a fresh to strong southeasterly wind flow extending over areas south of the trough. A broad area of low pressure over the Coral Sea will likely deepen through the remainder of the week while remaining well offshore of the east Queensland coast.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 10 February

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 12 February

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. 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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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