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

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Sunday 11 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak trough near the base of the Top End will extend to the west coast over the next couple of days. A ridge over central Australia is directing a southeasterly change across the Gulf of Carpentaria. A ridge building over the Queensland coast from Monday night will cause east to southeasterly winds over the north and east coast waters for the rest of the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 12 April

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending south to southeasterly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots south of Numbulwar during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 13 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 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 morning. The chance of a thunderstorm northeast of Groote Eylandt in the afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 14 April

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 Monday.

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