Marine Weather Warnings - Coastal Wind Warning
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Coastal Waters Wind Warning
For southeast Gulf of Carpentaria waters.
Issued at 4:50 am EST on Friday 24 May 2013
A high pressure system [1028 hPa] over the Great Australian Bight extends a
strengthening ridge across western Queensland and is expected to produce fresh
to strong south to southeasterly winds over southern Gulf waters for the next
Strong Wind Warning
for Southeast Gulf Waters
South to southeasterly winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas increasing to 2.5 metres.
Winds are expected to decrease below 26 knots during Friday afternoon, before
increasing to 25 to 30 knots again from early Saturday morning.
The next warning will be issued by 11 am AEST.
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.