Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast: Cape Wessel to Cape Arnhem

View the current warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Wednesday 18 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak trough is moving north through the Territory while a ridge extends into central Australia from a high [1033hPa] over the Tasman Sea. A much stronger trough will move into the southwest Territory late on Thursday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far northeast early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 19 September

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly during the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the far northeast in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 20 September

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Wednesday.

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