North Eastern Gulf of Carpentaria Weather

Forecast

North East Gulf of Carpentaria: Cape Keerweer to Crab Island

Issued at: 24/08/2017 04:45.

A weak ridge of high pressure extends over Gulf of Carpentaria waters. A new high pressure system will enter the Great Australian Bight today, gradually strengthening the ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters as it moves slowly east towards southeastern Australia.
Thursday, 24/08/2017
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Weipa during the morning. Winds tending variable 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon with inshore sea breezes.
Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cullen Point later in the evening.
Weather Sunny.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Winds East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots then tending southeast to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Weipa during the morning.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Cullen Point.
Weather Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Cullen Point, near zero chance elsewhere.
Saturday, 26/08/2017
Winds South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 24/08/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Weipa   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 18m above sea level. 9km from coast.

Wind

ESE   9 kts

Gusts

10 kts

Temp

24.0°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Horn Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport, north of island. 4m above sea level. Island - 1km from Coast.

Wind

ESE   12 kts

Gusts

15 kts

Temp

26.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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