Darwin Harbour Forecast

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Weather Situation

Westerly winds are easing for a few days as a trough over central Australia weakens. A weak ridge will also develop across the Gulf of Carpentaria from Tuesday. A monsoon trough will begin to reform across the southern Arafura Sea from Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Wednesday 19 January

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 20 January

Winds
North to northeasterly 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.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm CST Tuesday.

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