Arafura Coast Forecast: Cape Don to Cape Wessel

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Monday 18 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge will extend across the Gulf of Carpentaria and Timor Sea this week, while a heat trough will be located near the northeast Kimberley.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 19 October

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 20 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 21 October

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

QLD - Torres Strait - Coastal Waters Forecast QLD - North East Gulf of Carpentaria - Coastal Waters Forecast QLD - South East Gulf of Carpentaria - Coastal Waters Forecast WA- North Kimberley - Coastal Waters Forecast Roper Groote Coast Forecast Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast Arafura Coast Forecast Van Diemen Gulf Forecast North Tiwi Coast Forecast Beagle Bonaparte Gulf Forecast

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

Product IDD11035