Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast: Cape Wessel to Cape Arnhem

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Forecast updated at 11:38 am CST on Thursday 13 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough lies near the base of the Top End and extends into the southern Gulf of Carpentaria to Tropical Cyclone Owen in the Gulf of Carpentaria District. The cyclone is expected to intensify today as it begins to move towards the east during today.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Wessel during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Friday 14 December

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Gove Peninsula Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots inshore early in the morning.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely.

Saturday 15 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre offshore.
2nd Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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.

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

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