Van Diemen Gulf Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:00 pm CST on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends across central Australia and the Queensland coast. A trough is deepening over the Gulf of Carpentaria and a weak tropical low is forming within this trough, which may persist in the Gulf until the weekend. A heat trough is also expected to develop near the Top End west coast and Kimberley on Wednesday. A new southeast surge will develop over southern coastal waters from Thursday as a ridge strengthens over central Australia.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 21 April

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Thursday 22 April

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 23 April

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny day.

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

QLD - Torres Strait - Coastal Waters Forecast QLD - North East Gulf of Carpentaria - Coastal Waters Forecast QLD - South East Gulf of Carpentaria - Coastal Waters Forecast WA- North Kimberley - Coastal Waters Forecast Roper Groote Coast Forecast Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast Arafura Coast Forecast Van Diemen Gulf Forecast North Tiwi Coast Forecast Beagle Bonaparte Gulf Forecast

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

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