North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:50 am EST on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea extends a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast. The high will weaken and the ridge will relax later today. A new high will move into the Tasman Sea late on Thursday and Friday, maintaining a ridge along the east Queensland coast.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knot, tending southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon with inshore sea breezes. East to southeast winds 15 to 25 knots north of Cullen Point in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knot, tending southwest to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon with inshore sea breezes. East to southeast winds 15 to 25 knots north of Cullen Point in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

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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