North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Tuesday 25 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near Tasmania extends a firm ridge into southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The ridge will slowly weaken as the high weakens and moves slowly eastwards across the Tasman Sea over the next few days.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 26 September

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 27 September

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds then becoming easterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
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 Tuesday.

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