Peninsula Coastal Waters Forecast: Sharp Point to Cape Melville

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high [1036 hPa] over the Great Australian Bight extends a strengthening ridge over northern waters. The ridge will gradually weaken from Thursday as the high moves over eastern Australia and starts to weaken.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Peninsula Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the morning. Inshore winds south of Point Stewart tending easterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5, increasing to 1 to 2 metres metres outside the reef in the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 23 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Peninsula Coast

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 30 knots. Inshore winds south of Point Stewart tending east to northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres outside the reef.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 September

Winds
Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres outside the reef.
Swell
East to southeasterly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

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