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||33||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 11||93||E 11||72|
||25||35||80%||-||Nil||E 11||75||SE 8||54|
||25||33||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 5||80||SW 6||70|
||23||33||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 7||75||E 10||55|
||25||31||60%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 7||83||ESE 8||74|
||25||33||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 9||83||E 7||65|
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.