South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Wednesday 13 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high [1019 hPa] over the southern Coral Sea extends a weak ridge over the Gulf waters during the next few days.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn, reaching up to 25 knots east of Mornington Island at times in the early morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon with inshore sea breezes 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore north of Kowanyama.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Weather
The chance of a thunderstorm south of Kowanyama in the late morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Thursday 14 November

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Friday 15 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

Great Barrier Reef Offshore Waters Forecast NT - Roper Groote Coast Forecast NSW - Byron Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast NT - Gove Peninsula Coast Forecast Gold Coast Waters Forecast Moreton Bay Forecast Sunshine Coast Waters Forecast Fraser Island Coast Forecast Hervey Bay Waters Forecast Capricornia Coast Forecast Mackay Coast Forecast Townsville Coast Forecast Cairns Coast Forecast Cooktown Coast Forecast Peninsula Coast Forecast Torres Strait Forecast North East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.

Product IDQ11300