North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:11 pm EST on Wednesday 2 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak high lies over the southwestern Coral Sea, extending a weak ridge northwestwards onto the coast of northeastern Cape York Peninsula. A trough and southerly wind change will reach far southern Gulf waters on Thursday morning.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 3 September

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore south of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere.

Friday 4 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots before dawn then increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cullen Point around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 5 September

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly during the afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly 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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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