North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:46 am EST on Tuesday 28 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A strong high lies in the far southwest of the Great Australian Bight. It will move slowly east during the forecast period, maintaining a firm ridge through western Queensland and southern Gulf of Carpentaria waters.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point by early evening.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 29 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point during the day. Winds tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 30 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. 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 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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