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 17 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] near Adelaide will be slow-moving for the next few days. Another high will move across the Southern Ocean and merge with the initial high later in the week west of Tasmania and maintain the ridge over eastern Australia.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Groote Eylandt.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 18 May

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Numbulwar during the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 19 May

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 20 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Numbulwar during the morning.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
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 4:45 am CST Wednesday.

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