North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 17 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system [1025] over the Coral Sea extends a ridge along Queensland's northeast coast. The ridge will weaken from today, but strengthen again later this week as a high high moves into the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point during the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 18 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the afternoon, then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening. Inshore winds reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 19 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Winds becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point at times in the late evening. Inshore winds southwesterly 10 to 15 knots with afternoon sea breezes.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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