South Eastern Gulf of Carpentaria Weather

Forecast

South East Gulf of Carpentaria: QLD-NT Border to Cape Keerweer

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 Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore 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.
Weather Sunny.
Friday, 25/08/2017
Strong Wind Warning for Friday for South East Gulf of Carpentaria
Winds South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds tending southwest to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather Sunny.
Saturday, 26/08/2017
Winds South to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather Sunny.

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

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Current Weather

Mornington Island   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport, south west of island. 8.5m above sea level. Island.

Wind

SE   13 kts

Gusts

18 kts

Temp

25.5°c

Rain 9am

0.4 mm

Sweers Island   23 Aug 09:00

Anemometer Location: Airport, south west of island. 4m above sea level. 11km.

Wind

E   10 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

25.3°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Kowanyama   24 Aug 08:50

Anemometer Location: Airport. 9.5m above sea level. 25km from coast.

Wind

E   6 kts

Gusts

8 kts

Temp

24.6°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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