South East Gulf of Carpentaria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:45 am EST on Friday 26 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system [1021 hPa] over the eastern Tasman Sea extends a ridge into the Gulf of Carpentaria, maintaining a moderate to fresh east to southeasterly wind flow over the Gulf of Carpentaria waters.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Inshore sea breezes during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 27 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning, then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon with inshore sea breezes. Winds south of Mornington Island 15 to 20 knots during the early morning and again in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 28 April

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the morning then tending south to southeasterly during the evening with inshore afternoon sea breezes. Winds south of Mornington Island 15 to 20 knots during the early morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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

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