North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 29 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high over northern New South Wales extends a firm ridge into Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will maintain the ridge as it shifts slowly eastwards during the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Weipa.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point during the morning. Tending south to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 1 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cullen Point, near zero chance elsewhere.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% 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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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