South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast updated at 4:04 pm EST on Wednesday 27 January 2021.

Weather Situation

An active monsoon trough extends over Gulf waters. This trough is forecast to persist over Gulf waters over coming days before slowly weakening as the focus shifts to the east.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
North to northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Thursday 28 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots south of Kowanyama, tending southwest to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots north of Kowanyama.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
North to northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 29 January

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
North to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 30 January

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Kowanyama.
Swell
Northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. 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 Thursday.

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