North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 28 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over New South Wales should move slowly east across the Tasman Sea during the forecast period, maintaining a firm ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Cullen Point, near zero chance elsewhere.

Monday 29 August

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore north of Cullen Point.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 30 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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