North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Friday 31 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high near New Zealand extends a ridge along the Queensland coast. The ridge is expected to weaken as the high moves further east over the weekend.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Weipa in the late evening. Winds tending east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 1 August

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Weipa early in the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cullen Point, near zero chance elsewhere.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Monday 3 August

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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 4:45 am EST Saturday.

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