Darwin Harbour Forecast

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:01 pm CST on Saturday 28 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A high [1027 hPa] over southeast Australia is moving slowly eastward and should extend into the Tasman Sea early next week, while a trough will remain located over the Northern Territory just south of the Top End. This will maintain moderate easterly winds over the Gulf of Carpentaria and Arafura Sea with lighter, variable winds over the Timor Sea.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 29 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 30 March

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny day. 20% chance of a shower in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the day then turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Sunday.

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