North Tiwi Coast Forecast: Cape Fourcroy to Cape Don

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Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Sunday 24 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A monsoon trough extends from the Top End, across the Gulf of Carpentaria and into the Coral Sea. A weak tropical low has formed in the monsoon trough in the Gulf of Carpentaria and will likely be slow moving during the early part of the week. Areas of strong winds are expected in the north and east from Monday as monsoonal flow continues to develop. A weak ridge extending into the southern Gulf of Carpentaria is gradually weakening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 25 January

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. A thunderstorm likely.

Tuesday 26 January

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 27 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. 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 Monday.

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