Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast: Cape Wessel to Cape Arnhem

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Friday 29 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] pressure system over southeastern Australia extends a ridge into the Northern Territory, directing moderate to fresh winds across coastal waters. A strong cold front will move through the Great Australian Bight from Friday before a new high pressure system becomes established later on the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far northeast during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Wessel.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Wessel.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly 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.

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

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