Torres Strait Weather

Forecast

Torres Strait

Issued at: 24/08/2017 04:45.

A weak ridge of high pressure extends over north Queensland waters. A surface trough lies through the northern and central interior of Queensland and will remain slow moving during today before shifting further northeast into the northeastern interior on Friday. A coastal trough and an associated southerly wind change will most likely extend north through Mackay and Townsville waters during Friday morning. A high pressure centre over southern Australia will then extend a firm ridge into north Queensland waters over the weekend.
Thursday, 24/08/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather Mostly sunny.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Mostly sunny.
Saturday, 26/08/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef during the evening.
Swell Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 24/08/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Coconut Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 3.5m above sea level. Island.

Wind

  0.0 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

27.9°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Horn Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport, north of island. 4m above sea level. Island - 1km from Coast.

Wind

ESE   12 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

26.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cape Flattery   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Sandy flat area. 18.5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

SE   14 kts

Gusts

17 kts

Temp

25.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cooktown   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 5m above sea level. 5km from coast.

Wind

SE   10 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

25.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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