Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:56 pm EST on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Weather Situation

Tropical cyclone Debbie lies in the western Coral Sea and is expected to move westwards towards the northeast coast of Queensland over the next few days, whilst strengthening. Tropical Cyclone Debbie is expected to cross the coast during late Monday or early Tuesday but there is some uncertainty in the timing and movement of the system.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 26 March

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 27 March

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Cape York during the afternoon.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
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 Sunday.

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