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 7 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over southern Australia combined with a developing ridge along the Queensland coast is directing easterly winds across coastal waters, which will freshen towards the end of the week.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Swell
North to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 8 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 9 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres east of Groote Eylandt during the morning.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 10 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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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