South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

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
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore north of Kowanyama.

Monday 27 March

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers north of Kowanyama, 20% chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Weather
20% chance of a shower in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Kowanyama.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. 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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