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

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system [1034 hPa] south of Adelaide is extending a strong ridge into central and northern Australia. The high will move slowly eastwards and weaken over the next few days to lie over the Tasman Sea late Wednesday. A new ridge of high pressure will develop over the southwest of Australia during Thursday, extending a ridge into southern parts of the Northern Territory on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Numbulwar during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Numbulwar during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Numbulwar.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Numbulwar.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 4:00 pm CST Tuesday.

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