North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

Weather Situation

Weak high pressure centres over New South Wales and central Australia will maintain a ridge about the east tropical coast during the next few days. A new, strong high will enter the Great Australia Bight on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots north of Weipa in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.

Wednesday 30 July

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point early in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening tending east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday.

Thursday 31 July

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday.

Friday 1 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.

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 Wednesday.

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