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

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Forecast issued at 10:06 am CST on Wednesday 28 September 2022.

Weather Situation

A heat trough will persist near the southwest Top End until Thursday. A ridge is strengthening across the southern Gulf of Carpentaria today and will extend across remaining coastal waters from Thursday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Numbulwar around midday.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon.

Thursday 29 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Roper Groote Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Numbulwar during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore in the morning and afternoon.

Friday 30 September

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the morning then turning easterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Numbulwar.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
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 4:00 pm CST Wednesday.

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