North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 26 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high [1019 hPa] over the northern Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge over Gulf waters. A new high will move into the Tasman Sea on Monday, strengthening the ridge slightly next week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 27 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the afternoon with inshore sea breezes. Winds tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 28 September

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon with local inshore seabreezes, then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Offshore winds reaching up to 20 knots in the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 September

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon with local inshore seabreezes, then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Winds north of Weipa reaching up to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
East to northeasterly below 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 Monday.

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