Gulf Country Weather
Gulf Country Forecast
Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers and rain areas in the north, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms likely. Possible heavy falls, particularly near the coast. Winds NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 33.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers and rain areas. Thunderstorms likely. Locally heavy falls. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Winds E/NE 35 to 50 km/h becoming NE 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then becoming E/NE and light during the evening. Damaging wind gusts to 100 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) 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.
Gulf Country Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||24||27||90%||20-40mm||Nil||SE 16||99||SE 18||95|
||24||27||90%||-||Nil||E 7||85||SE 7||74|
||24||31||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 11||84||NNE 11||73|
||22||31||80%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 13||69||ESE 17||56|
||24||29||90%||> 80mm||Nil||E 22||93||ESE 26||87|
||24||27||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 7||92||SE 11||85|
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.
With wild weather having erupted across the margins of the continent over the weekend, the interior of Australia was pleasantly devoid of significant weather.
A hay contractor in the New South Wales Hunter Valley says the region is drier than he has seen it in over a decade, and that without good rainfall leading into winter, hay supplies could run low.