Van Diemen Gulf Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A strengthening ridge over the Queensland coast is pushing a trough westwards into the Territory. Meanwhile, a heat trough will persist near the west coast of the Top End.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 24 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.

Friday 25 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:00 pm CST Wednesday.

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