South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 3:50 pm EST on Sunday 11 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies over Gulf waters. A stronger southeasterly change is forecast to push into the southern Gulf on Monday morning, extending into the northern Gulf waters in the afternoon.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Kowanyama early this evening.

Monday 12 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, easing during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Kowanyama during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm north of Kowanyama in the morning. Sunny afternoon.

Tuesday 13 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending variable about 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Wednesday 14 April

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm.

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 Monday.

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