Cooktown Coast Weather

Forecast

Cooktown Coast: Cape Melville to Cape Tribulation

Issued at: 26/09/2017 04:46.

A high pressure system north of New Zealand will move slowly eastwards through today, extending a weak ridge over north Queensland waters. A new high pressure system will then move east into the northern Tasman Sea during Wednesday and Thursday, maintaining the weak ridge.
Tuesday, 26/09/2017
Winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cape Flattery.
Seas Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres north of Cape Flattery.
Swell Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy.
Wednesday, 27/09/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times north of Cape Flattery.
Seas Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Swell Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower south of Cooktown, near zero chance elsewhere.
Thursday, 28/09/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 26/09/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Cooktown   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

E   15 kts

Gusts

19 kts

Temp

29.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Low Isles   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

SE   10 kts

Gusts

12 kts

Temp

28.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Arlington Reef   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

SSE   9 kts

Gusts

10 kts

Temp

0.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Innisfail   26 Sep 09:00

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

Wind

SW   2 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

23.9°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cardwell   26 Sep 09:00

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

Wind

CALM   0 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

25.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Holmes Reef   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

ESE   11 kts

Gusts

11 kts

Temp

25.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Flinders Reef   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

ESE   10 kts

Gusts

11 kts

Temp

25.1°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Willis Island   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

ESE   12 kts

Gusts

12 kts

Temp

28.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Lihou Reef   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

ESE   6 kts

Gusts

7 kts

Temp

25.8°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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