North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia extends a firm ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters. The high will weaken through the remainder of today and Friday with a new, weak high centre developing over the southern Coral Sea during the weekend. The ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters will therefore gradually relax over the next few days.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at offshore north of Cullen Point in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Cullen Point.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 23 June

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 24 June

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 25 June

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly 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 Friday.

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