South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:14 pm EST on Wednesday 18 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high over the Great Australian Bight extends a ridge over the Gulf waters. The high will strengthen from today, slowly strengthening the ridge.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, turning south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 19 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending southeast to southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 20 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 21 May

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
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 4:45 am EST Thursday.

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