Van Diemen Gulf Forecast

No warnings for the Northern Territory

Forecast issued at 4:45 am CST on Friday 21 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge extends across the Gulf of Carpentaria. A monsoon trough is forming across the southern Arafura Sea and will drift south over the Top End on the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 22 January

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
North to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 23 January

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
North to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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

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