North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Thursday 29 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A slow moving surface trough extends over the interior of Queensland, with a moderate to fresh southwest to northwesterly wind flow persisting over Gulf of Carpentaria waters to the north of the trough.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 30 January

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
Swell
Northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Thursday.

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