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

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Friday 18 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A strengthening ridge is pushing a trough north through the Territory and will cause an increase in winds over the southern Gulf of Carpentaria from Saturday. The ridge will develop further over the weekend causing a further increase in winds in eastern coastal waters. A heat trough will persist near the west coast of the Top End and will maintain variable winds.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 19 October

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 20 October

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 21 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning then tending west to northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
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.

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

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