Northwest Gulf Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Nhulunbuy
East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far northeast. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:45 CST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Floodwaters have cut off outback cattle stations in the Northern Territory as heavy rainfall continues.