South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:23 pm EST on Thursday 24 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends over the Gulf of Carpentaria from a high pressure system in the Great Australian Bight. The ridge is likely to strengthen overnight as the high pressure system moves east over the Australian continent.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 25 August

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for South East Gulf of Carpentaria

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds tending southwest to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 26 August

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Sunday 27 August

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
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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