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

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Friday 15 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high [1023hPa] moving into the Bight extends a ridge over central Australia. A heat trough lies across the Top End.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Groote Eylandt in the evening. Winds tending northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Numbulwar.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 16 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 17 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 18 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly 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 4:45 am CST Saturday.

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