Torres Strait Weather

Forecast

Torres Strait

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 15 to 20 knots, tending easterly west of Cape York. Winds briefly tending variable about 10 knots in the far southwest during the afternoon period.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.
Wednesday, 27/09/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 40% chance of light showers.
Thursday, 28/09/2017
Winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres west of Cape York.
Swell Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.
Weather Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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

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Coconut Island   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

SSE   3 kts

Gusts

7 kts

Temp

30.6°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Horn Island   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

ESE   18 kts

Gusts

20 kts

Temp

30.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Cape Flattery   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

SE   15 kts

Gusts

16 kts

Temp

28.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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

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