Roper Groote Coast Forecast: Cape Arnhem to QLD-NT Border

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
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots northeast of Groote Eylandt in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower northeast of Groote Eylandt, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm northeast of Groote Eylandt later this evening.

Wednesday 20 September

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower northeast of Groote Eylandt, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm northeast of Groote Eylandt in the early morning.

Thursday 21 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 22 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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