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 Monday 17 January 2022.

Weather Situation

Westerly winds are easing for a few days as a trough over central Australia weakens. A weak ridge will also develop across the Gulf of Carpentaria from Tuesday. A monsoon trough will begin to reform across the southern Arafura Sea from Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Channel Point in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres north of Channel Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 18 January

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Channel Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Wednesday 19 January

Winds
West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 20 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. 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 Tuesday.

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