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

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CST on Thursday 2 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] over the Tasman Sea is slowly moving east, but will maintain a ridge of high pressure over the Queensland coast for a few more days. A new high pressure system [1029 hPa] located in the Indian Ocean is expected to enter the Great Australian Bight on Friday and strengthen during the weekend as it slowly moves eastwards.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre in the Beagle Gulf.
Swell
Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 3 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the Beagle Gulf during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 4 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Northwest to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
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 Friday.

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