North Eastern Gulf of Carpentaria Weather

Forecast

North East Gulf of Carpentaria: Cape Keerweer to Crab Island

Issued at: 26/09/2017 04:46.

A high pressure system will move east over southeastern Australia today and then over the Tasman Sea during Wednesday and Thursday, maintaining a weak ridge over Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Tuesday, 26/09/2017
Winds Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots from the mid afternoon with inshore sea breezes 10 to 15 knots. Winds shifting easterly 15 to 20 knots north of Cullen Point during the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Weipa early this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.
Wednesday, 27/09/2017
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly in the late afternoon then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cullen Point in the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Weather Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower offshore north of Weipa, near zero chance elsewhere.
Thursday, 28/09/2017
Winds Easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day then becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas Around 1 metre.
Weather Mostly sunny.

The next routine forecast will be issued at: 26/09/2017 15:50

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Current Weather

Weipa   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

SE   10 kts

Gusts

12 kts

Temp

35.2°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

Horn Island   26 Sep 13:40

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

Wind

ESE   18 kts

Gusts

20 kts

Temp

30.7°c

Rain 9am

0.0 mm

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