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

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Monday 20 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge persists along the Queensland coast while troughs are located over the Kimberley region and across the centre of the Territory. Another weak trough extends across the northern Arafura Sea.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the late evening. Winds turning northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Groote Eylandt later in the evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 21 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Groote Eylandt early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore by early evening.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 22 November

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Numbulwar by early evening.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers south of Numbulwar, 30% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 23 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:45 am CST Tuesday.

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