North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 27 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies over Gulf waters. A high will move into central Australia during Saturday, strengthening the ridge over northern Queensland waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 28 May

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 knots inshore in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point.
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 3:50 pm EST Friday.

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