North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 20 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over southeast Australia extends a ridge of high pressure up Queensland's east coast. The high and ridge should strengthen from Sunday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening.

Sunday 21 September

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon then becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point early in the morning and again in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening.

Monday 22 September

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 Sunday.

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