Darwin Harbour Forecast

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 10:00 am CST on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough extends across the base of the Top End while a monsoon trough extends from the Gulf Coast near the NT/QLD border and across Cape York Peninsula. A tropical low [998 hPa] is embedded within the monsoon trough near Burketown and is drawing in strong northwesterly winds across the Gulf of Carpentaria. The low is expected to move southwest across southern NT over the next few days with winds easing over coastal waters as a result.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 31 January

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
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 Wednesday.

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