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 20 April 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 ridge over southern Australia directs mainly east to southeast winds over
Territory waters, reinforced early next week by a high moving through the Great
Australian Bight. A trough over the Arafura Sea will strengthen a little over
the next few days.   

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WA Border to Daly River Mouth: 
Sunday until midnight: East to southeast winds 10 knots. Inshore afternoon sea
breezes 10 to 15 knots. Seas to 1m.
Monday: East to southeast winds 10 knots. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15
knots. Seas to 1m. 
Tuesday Outlook: East to southeast winds 10 knots.

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Daly River Mouth to Cape Don: 
Sunday until midnight: East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20
knots north of the Tiwi Islands. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 1 to 1.5m, reaching 2m north of the Tiwi Islands. Gusts to 35 knots with
storms.
Monday: East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots north of
the Tiwi Islands. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 1.5m,
reaching 2m north of the Tiwi Islands. Gusts to 35 knots with storms.
Tuesday Outlook: East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots
north of the Tiwi Islands.

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Cape Don to Cape Wessel: 
Sunday until midnight: East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Inshore afternoon
sea breezes 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1.5 to 2m. Gusts to 35 knots with storms.
Monday: East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10
to 15 knots. Seas 1.5 to 2m. Gusts to 35 knots with storms.
Tuesday Outlook: East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots.

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Northwest Gulf of Carpentaria: 
Sunday until midnight: East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Inshore afternoon
sea breezes 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1.5 to 2m. Gusts to 35 knots with storms.
Monday: Easterly winds 15 to 20 knots. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15
knots. Seas 1.5 to 2m. Gusts to 35 knots with storms. 
Tuesday Outlook: Easterly winds 15 to 20 knots.

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Southwest Gulf of Carpentaria: 
Sunday until midnight: East to southeast winds 15 knots. Inshore afternoon sea
breezes 10 to 15 knots. Seas to 1.5m. Gusts to 35 knots with storms.
Monday: East to southeast winds 15 knots. Inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15
knots. Seas to 1.5m. Gusts to 35 knots with storms. 
Tuesday Outlook: Easterly winds 15 knots.

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