North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 2 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak pressure gradient will persist over Gulf of Carpentaria waters throughout the forecast period, with inshore sea breezes in the afternoons and evenings.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots with inshore seabreezes. Winds reaching up to 20 knots north of Cullen Point in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre north of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 3 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 4 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere.

Monday 5 December

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
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 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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