South Eastern Gulf of Carpentaria Weather

Forecast

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

Issued at: 19/10/2017 15:50.

A weak pressure gradient will persist across the Gulf of Carpentaria over the next few days as a weak area of low pressure persists across the Top End.
Thursday, 19/10/2017
Winds Variable about 10 knots with inshore sea breezes 10 to 15 knots. Winds becoming southeasterly this evening.
Seas Below 1 metre.
Weather Mostly clear. 20% chance of a shower north of Kowanyama, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Friday, 20/10/2017
Winds Easterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots with inshore sea breezes 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell Below 0.5 metres.
Weather Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, 21/10/2017
Winds Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Sunday, 22/10/2017
Winds South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Swell Below 0.5 metres.
Weather Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 20/10/2017 04:45

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Current Weather

Mornington Island   19 Oct 19:00

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

Wind

NNE   9 kts

Gusts

13 kts

Temp

28.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Sweers Island   19 Oct 09:00

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

Wind

CALM   0 kts

Gusts

0.0 kts

Temp

27.4°c

Rain 9am

1.0 mm

Kowanyama   19 Oct 19:00

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

Wind

WSW   9 kts

Gusts

14 kts

Temp

28.4°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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