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 pm CST on Saturday 30 August 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 weak ridge extends across central Australia.

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WA Border to Daly River Mouth: 
Saturday until midnight: Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to
southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell:
Northerly below 1 metre offshore.
Sunday: Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly
in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre offshore.
Monday Outlook: Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10
to 15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late
afternoon.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Variable about 10 knots.

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Daly River Mouth to Cape Don: 
Saturday until midnight: Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Sunday: Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about
10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15
knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeast to
southeasterly below 1 metre.
Monday Outlook: Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming
variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to
northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming
variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northwest to
southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.

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Cape Don to Cape Wessel: 
Saturday until midnight: Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas:
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly below 1
metre offshore.
Sunday: Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres,
decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by
early evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Monday Outlook: Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending northeast to
southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.

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Northwest Gulf of Carpentaria: 
Saturday until midnight: Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1
metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Sunday: Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to
1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the
afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Monday Outlook: Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10
knots during the afternoon.

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Southwest Gulf of Carpentaria: 
Saturday until midnight: Winds: East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing
to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.
Sunday: Winds: East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to
southeasterly before dawn then becoming east to northeasterly in the late
afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Morning fog patches
with reduced visibility.
Monday Outlook: Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to
southeasterly early in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly in the
middle of the day.
Tuesday Outlook: Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly
10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly during
the day.

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