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

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:56 am CST on Thursday 23 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough extending across the Northern Territory just south of the Top End and into inland Queensland will remain almost stationary for the next few days. A low in this trough is located in the southwest Carpentaria District and is slowly moving east. As it does so, winds across coastal waters will ease slightly.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
West to northwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending north to northwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending northwesterly around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 24 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Channel Point.
Swell
North to northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Saturday 25 January

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
North to northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:00 pm CST Thursday.

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