Darwin Harbour Forecast

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Friday 18 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak trough extends across the Timor Sea and into the Arafura Sea, and is expected to develop into a monsoon trough over the weekend. A weak tropical low located to the north of the Top End is expected to move westwards across the Timor Sea early next week, away from the Top End. Meanwhile, ridge located along the Queensland coast is expected to strengthen a little on the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 19 January

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 20 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 21 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am CST Saturday.

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