Cooktown Coast Weather

Forecast

Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

Issued at: 22/06/2017 22:00.

A slow moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge over northern Queensland waters. The high will gradually weaken through the remainder of today and Friday with a new, weak high centre developing over the southern Coral Sea during the weekend. The ridge over northern Queensland waters will therefore gradually relax from Friday.
Thursday, 22/06/2017
Winds Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Friday, 23/06/2017
Winds Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Saturday, 24/06/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Sunday, 25/06/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 23/06/2017 04:45

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Current Weather

Cooktown   23 Jun 02:50

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

Wind

SE   8 kts

Gusts

14 kts

Temp

21.6°c

Rain 9am

0.4 mm

Low Isles   23 Jun 02:50

Anemometer Location: Top of lighthouse. 3m above sea level. Island.

Wind

SSE   13 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

21.4°c

Rain 9am

0.6 mm

Arlington Reef   23 Jun 02:50

Anemometer Location: Elevated platform. 3m above sea level. Island.

Wind

SE   20 kts

Gusts

22 kts

Temp

0.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Innisfail   22 Jun 09:00

Anemometer Location: Sloping ground. 8m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

SSW   2 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

18.2°c

Rain 9am

13.0 mm

Cardwell   22 Jun 09:00

Anemometer Location: Flat area. 5m above sea level. On the coast.

Wind

SSE   10 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

21.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Holmes Reef   23 Jun 02:50

Anemometer Location: Reef platform. 2m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

ESE   25 kts

Gusts

27 kts

Temp

23.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Flinders Reef   23 Jun 02:50

Anemometer Location: Platform. 2.5m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

SE   24 kts

Gusts

26 kts

Temp

23.6°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Willis Island   23 Jun 02:50

Anemometer Location: On rolling ground. 8m above sea level. Small island.

Wind

ESE   20 kts

Gusts

23 kts

Temp

24.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Lihou Reef   23 Jun 02:50

Anemometer Location: Reef platform. 3m above sea level. Over water.

Wind

SE   23 kts

Gusts

25 kts

Temp

24.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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