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

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 10:00 am CST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high [1032 hPa] over the Bight will direct a fresh to strong southeasterly surge across most coastal waters today until Thursday. The high will move slowly across the Bight today and then begin to weaken over eastern Australia from Thursday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Beagle Bonaparte Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Channel Point in the late morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 23 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Beagle Bonaparte Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 24 September

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre south of Channel Point.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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

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