Torres Strait Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Friday 18 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends along the tropical east coast. An east/west orientated trough lies over the Gulf of Papua and far southern Papua New Guinea.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef later in the evening.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms.

Saturday 19 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots west of Cape York during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms from the early afternoon.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
Easterly 20 to 25 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms.

Monday 21 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Isolated thunderstorms.

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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