North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Saturday 4 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high [1026 hPa] lies over northern New Zealand and extends a ridge of high pressure over northern Queensland and the southern Gulf. A second, stronger, high [1035] will move slowly into the Bight today and extend a strengthening ridge over northern Queensland and the southern Gulf.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon, then tending east to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore at times.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 6 July

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore at times.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
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 3:50 pm EST Saturday.

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