North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:09 pm EST on Sunday 26 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak trough extends across southern Gulf waters to tropical cyclone Debbie in the western Coral Sea. Tropical cyclone Debbie is likely to move west-southwestwards towards the northeast coast of Queensland over the next few days, whilst strengthening. Westerly winds will therefore freshen over the Gulf of Carpentaria over the next few days.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers north of Cullen Point, 40% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 27 March

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the late afternoon. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers north of Cullen Point, 50% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Monday.

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