Torres Strait Weather

Forecast

Torres Strait

Issued at: 18/01/2018 15:51.

A weak trough will likely persist over northern Peninsula waters over the next few days. A firm ridge and fresh east to southeasterly winds will extend into waters to the south of the trough through the remainder of today and Friday. The ridge will then gradually weaken over the weekend.
Thursday, 18/01/2018
Winds Variable below 10 knots.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Friday, 19/01/2018
Winds Variable about 10 knots.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, 20/01/2018
Winds Variable about 10 knots.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Sunday, 21/01/2018
Winds South to southeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas Below 0.5 metres.
Swell Southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 19/01/2018 04:45

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Coconut Island   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

SW   6 kts

Gusts

16 kts

Temp

26.8°c

Rain 9am

0.4 mm

Horn Island   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

W   9 kts

Gusts

14 kts

Temp

25.1°c

Rain 9am

6.6 mm

Cape Flattery   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

ESE   11 kts

Gusts

18 kts

Temp

24.8°c

Rain 9am

22.4 mm

Cooktown   18 Jan 22:00

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

Wind

S   9 kts

Gusts

14 kts

Temp

24.2°c

Rain 9am

90.2 mm

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