Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Monday 4 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge will persist over northern Queensland waters during the forecast period. The ridge will strengthen mid to late week due to a new high developing over southern Australia.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Cape York in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 5 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 6 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Monday.

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