Gulf Weather & Tides

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There is an automatic weather station at Burketown Airport. You can call (07) 3564 3707 to get an AWS computerised voice summary of the current weather.
Also the Bureau of Meteorology has the Graphical Area Forecast here

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Gulf 256K Weather Radar The BOM weather radar page is here


It is a very useful exercise to view the synoptic and jet stream charts below together. It provides a valuable insight as to how the jet stream influences the surface weather.

More information on Jet Stream science can be found at the California Regional Weather Server, sponsored by the Department of Earth & Climate Sciences at San Francisco State University. The California Regional Weather Server provides more detail, including a general description of jet stream analysis and forecast maps.