Northeast Gulf Marine Weather Overview
forecast windsWednesday: E 20 kts
Thursday: E 20 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Weipa in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point later in the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning then tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Cullen Point. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:45 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE
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