North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:58 pm EST on Sunday 23 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over the east coast of Queensland that will weaken over the next few days. A low pressure system may form in the Arafura Sea during Sunday or Monday but is expected to continue moving westwards.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore north of Weipa, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 24 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point during the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers north of Weipa, 60% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 25 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 26 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Monday.

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