Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast: Cape Wessel to Cape Arnhem

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm CST on Monday 27 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough extending across the central districts will remain stationary for the next couple of days. A tropical low [1003 hPa] located near over the Gulf Country in Queensland and is slowly moving northeast. The tropical low may briefly move over the southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters on Tuesday, before moving back over land during Wednesday. Strong winds developing over eastern parts later on Tuesday night based on the movement and development of the tropical low. Winds will remain fresh elsewhere as a surge in the westerlies develops.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

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

Tuesday 28 January

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 29 January

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots before dawn.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to northwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% 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.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am CST Tuesday.

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