Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast: Cape Wessel to Cape Arnhem

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Tuesday 19 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system [1023 hPa] in the Tasman Sea is maintaining a ridge along the Queensland coast. Another high [1028 hPa] is expected to move across South Eastern Australia over the next couple of days and reinforce the Queensland ridge later in the week.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Wednesday 20 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Wessel during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore in the early morning.

Thursday 21 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
30% chance of a shower in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Friday 22 September

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 4:45 am CST Wednesday.

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