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

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge along the Queensland coast will weaken as a new ridge develops over central Australia and pushes a trough northwards to the base of the Top End and southern Gulf of Carpentaria on Wednesday night. A heat trough will remain over the Kimberley.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore early this evening.

Wednesday 23 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early 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
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 24 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly before dawn then tending northwest to southwesterly in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 25 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 4:45 am CST Wednesday.

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