Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast: Cape Wessel to Cape Arnhem

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A complex low pressure system is moving eastwards, south of the Great Australian Bight with a weak ridge of high pressure along the east coast of Australia extending over the Top End. The ridge over the east coast will weaken over the next few days as the low pressure system moves over the southeast of Australia. A new, weak ridge of high pressure will develop in the wake of the low through central parts of Australia by Saturday and contract eastwards on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 13 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the far northeast in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 14 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far northeast during the morning.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 15 August

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Easterly 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 4:45 am CST Thursday.

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