Beagle Bonaparte Gulf Forecast: WA-NT Border to Cape Fourcroy

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea [1026 hPa] maintains a ridge of high pressure along the Queensland coast. Another high [1029 hPa] over the Great Australian Bight maintains a strong ridge over central Australia, maintaining moderate to fresh east to southeasterly flow over the coastal waters.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 25 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Channel Point during the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 26 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

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.

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

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