Darwin Harbour Forecast

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday 25 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A tropical low [1008 hPa] is located approximately 390 km north of McCluer Island. It is expected to move west-southwest in the coming days and slowly develop, bringing increased rainfall to north and northwestern coastal waters. A high [1031 hPa] is forecast to move into the Bight over the next few days, this is expected to generate a southeasterly surge through the Territory affecting coastal waters from Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 26 April

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 27 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 28 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 Wednesday.

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