North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Wednesday 18 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak pressure gradient will persist across the Gulf of Carpentaria over the next few days as a weak area of low pressure persists across the Top End.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots with inshore sea breezes during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear. 50% chance of showers inshore, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Weipa later this evening.

Thursday 19 October

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 20 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 21 October

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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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