Gulf Country Weather
Gulf Country Forecast
Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Winds NE/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely. Winds E 25 to 40 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Gulf Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||32||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 11||89||E 13||71|
||25||35||80%||-||Nil||E 11||75||SE 8||54|
||24||33||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 6||81||SSW 5||69|
||23||33||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 6||73||E 11||52|
||25||31||60%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 8||83||ESE 10||75|
||25||32||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 9||82||ESE 8||63|
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.