Arafura Coast Forecast: Cape Don to Cape Wessel

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Monday 14 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure is located over central Australia with a weak ridge along the Queensland coast.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore east of Maningrida.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 15 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 16 October

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
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.

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

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