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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Coastal Waters Forecast for Queensland
Gulf Waters

Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Thursday 29 February 2024
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 3 March 2024.

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Warning Information

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300 659 210* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation

A weak pressure pattern will persist across the Gulf waters for several days.

South East Gulf of Carpentaria: QLD-NT Border to Cape Keerweer

Forecast for Thursday 29 February until midnight

Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Friday 1 March

Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Saturday 2 March

Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Sunday 3 March

Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

North East Gulf of Carpentaria: Cape Keerweer to Crab Island

Forecast for Thursday 29 February until midnight

Winds: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Friday 1 March

Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Saturday 2 March

Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Forecast for Sunday 3 March

Winds: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am EST Friday.

* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecasts for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.