North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 13 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over the northwestern Tasman Sea extends a ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The ridge will weaken over the coming days as the high shifts slowly southeast.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon. Winds tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots north of Cullen Point in the late evening, reaching up to 20 knots offshore at times.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 14 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Winds then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon with inshore afternoon and early evening sea breezes 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 15 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in 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 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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