Northern Territory and North Kimberley Coastal Waters Forecasts

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Northern Territory

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Territory
Issued at 5:45 am CST on Sunday 21 September 2014
Valid until midnight Tuesday

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Please Be Aware
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

Warnings
Nil. 

Synoptic Situation
A high moving east over southeast Australia will maintain a light to moderate
easterly flow over most of the coastal waters. 

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WA Border to Daly River Mouth: 
Sunday until midnight: Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5
metres.
Monday: Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below
0.5 metres.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to
northwesterly during the morning.

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Daly River Mouth to Cape Don: 
Sunday until midnight: Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to
southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
East to northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Monday: Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10
knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre offshore.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable
about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northwest to northeasterly 10 to
15 knots during the evening.

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Cape Don to Cape Wessel: 
Sunday until midnight: Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below
1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Monday: Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to
southeasterly early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1
metre offshore.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots.

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Northwest Gulf of Carpentaria: 
Sunday until midnight: Winds: Variable about 10 knots, reaching up to 20 knots
inshore in the late afternoon. Winds becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the
evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Monday: Winds: East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to
southeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Easterly below 1 metre offshore.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots
during the evening.

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Southwest Gulf of Carpentaria: 
Sunday until midnight: Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to
southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northeasterly
in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore by early evening.
Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Monday: Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to
southeasterly early in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in
the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning.
Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then
decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10
knots during the morning then becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during
afternoon.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:45 pm CST Sunday.