Arafura Coast Forecast: Cape Don to Cape Wessel

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Sunday 14 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A high moving across central Australia this weekend is directing a southeasterly surge across coastal waters. Another high will move across SA from Monday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far north in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 15 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far north early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 16 August

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
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

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm CST Sunday.

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