South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Thursday 30 May 2024.

Weather Situation

A high [1030 hPa] centred over the western Tasman Sea extends a ridge of high pressure over the Gulf waters. The ridge will persist over coming days as the high slowly drifts eastwards across the Tasman Sea, with a new high pressure system moving over southern parts of the country over the weekend maintaining the ridge.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 31 May

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Kowanyama during the morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 1 June

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southeast to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Thursday.

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