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Marine Weather Warnings - Coastal Wind Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

CANCELLATION OF
Coastal Waters Wind Warning
For the Southwest Gulf of Carpentaria
Issued at 4:50 pm CST on Thursday 28 August 2014

Synoptic situation
A weakening ridge of high pressure across southern Australia is maintaining
fresh southeast winds over coastal waters.

Winds over the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria are no longer expected to exceed 25
knots.

No further warnings will be issued.

Please be aware
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

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