North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A high over southeastern Australia extends a ridge across Queensland. The high will move slowly eastwards during the next couple of days, with the ridge gradually relaxing as a result. A large high will move east over the Great Australian Bight on Tuesday, gradually extending a firm ridge and a strengthening southerly wind flow into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower offshore north of Cullen Point this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Monday 1 August

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point during the morning. Tending southerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere.

Tuesday 2 August

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore south of Cullen Point during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Sunday.

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