Gulf Country Weather

Current Warnings
 

Gulf Country Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers near the Northern Territory border, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW during the afternoon then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Issued Tue 19:00 EST

Gulf Country Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
12:50 EST
NNW 20 26 37.0 21.9 37.5 41 17 0.0 1006.8
12:50 EST
NW 13 15 33.2 20.4 34.5 47 10 0.2 1007.4
12:50 EST
WNW 19 24 33.3 23.9 35.4 58 8 0.0 1008.8
12:50 EST
NNW 43 50 29.3 23.7 26.7 72 8 0.2 1008.0
12:50 EST
ENE 9 13 27.9 25.9 33.1 89 2 0.2 1008.3
09:00 EST
W 11   29.8 24.4 33.7 73 4 2 1009.2
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