Arafura Coast Forecast: Cape Don to Cape Wessel

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Wednesday 18 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough over the northwest of the Top End and Kimberly is expected to persist, with a ridge of high pressure slowly strengthening along the Queensland Coast.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 19 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower inshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore.

Friday 20 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 21 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am CST Thursday.

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