South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 3:54 pm EST on Thursday 9 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends easterly winds across the Gulf waters.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Winds tending south to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 10 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 11 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 12 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, tending northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

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 4:45 am EST Friday.

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