Darwin Harbour Forecast

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Thursday 17 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough moving north will reach the base of the Top End by Friday, then weaken. Meanwhile, a ridge over Queensland will continue to direct easterly winds across the north and east coastal waters, while a heat trough near the west coast of the Top End will maintain variable winds.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 18 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots before dawn then tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 19 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then shifting west to northwesterly in the late morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 20 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 4:45 am CST Friday.

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