North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:51 pm EST on Tuesday 30 June 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad high pressure system over south-central Australia will remain slow moving for the next few days, maintaining a firm ridge into western Queensland and Gulf of Carpentaria waters.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers later this evening.

Wednesday 1 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere.

Thursday 2 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Friday 3 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Cullen Point.
Swell
Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
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 Wednesday.

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