Northern Territory Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm CST on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A strong high in the Bight is directing cooler and dry southeasterly winds across the Territory. The high will move east and weaken from Monday, allowing more humid easterly winds to redevelop across the Top End.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear, apart from some patchy cloud over the far northeast Arnhem District. Moderate southeast winds.

Monday 19 April

A slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm about the northeast Arnhem District coast. Sunny elsewhere, before some cloud develops over the northeast Top End during the afternoon. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh and gusty across central districts during the morning.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Tuesday 20 April

A slight to medium chance of showers and thunderstorms across the Tiwi, northeast Arnhem and far northeast Carpentaria Districts, reaching a high chance around Nhulunbuy. Sunny elsewhere, before cloud develops across the remainder of the Arnhem and Carpentaria Districts late in the afternoon. Light to moderate east to southeast winds.

Wednesday 21 April

A slight to medium chance of showers and thunderstorms across the northern and eastern Top End and in coastal and adjacent inland areas of the Carpentaria District, reaching a high to very high chance about the Gove Peninsula. Sunny elsewhere before cloud develops late in the afternoon north of Elliott. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, fresh and gusty in the Barkly District during the morning.

Thursday 22 April

A slight to medium chance of showers and thunderstorms across the Arnhem and northern Daly District, reaching a high chance about the northeast Arnhem District coast. Mostly sunny elsewhere north of Tennant Creek, sunny to the south. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds, fresh and gusty in the Barkly District during the morning.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am CST Monday.

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