North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1026 hPa] east of New Zealand extends a weakening ridge over eastern Queensland. A trough over the southeastern inland will move eastwards across central and southeastern Queensland later Tuesday and Wednesday, while remaining fairly stable over southern Gulf waters. A new high [1024 hPa] off the southwestern WA, will build a ridge across most of the state over the next few days.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 23 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon then becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point during the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 24 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 25 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 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 4:45 am EST Wednesday.

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