Van Diemen Gulf Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:04 pm CST on Thursday 9 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A high over Tasmania extends a ridge along the Queensland coast which is directing easterly winds across coastal waters. Winds will freshen over western waters for the next few days. Meanwhile a trough lies over the Kimberley coast and near the western coast of the Top End.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 10 April

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 11 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 12 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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

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