Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Friday 24 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the east coast. This high will shift east towards New Zealand over the next few days, maintaining a weak ridge along the east Queensland coast.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore west of Cape York in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore west of Cape York early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 26 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the morning.

Monday 27 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
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 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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