Darwin Harbour Forecast

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Friday 6 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extending along the Queensland coast is directing light to moderate easterly winds over coastal waters, tending fresh at times in the northern Gulf of Carpentaria. A new high moving into the Bight mid next week will see winds increase over coastal waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm later this evening.

Saturday 7 May

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots tending northerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 8 May

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 9 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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