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

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Tuesday 20 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure along the Queensland coast will maintain the easterly winds across the Arafura Sea and northern Gulf of Carpentaria. A trough persists over the Kimberley.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 21 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly before dawn then tending north to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Groote Eylandt by early evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 22 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Swell
North to northeasterly below 1 metre.
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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm CST Tuesday.

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