Capricornia Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Gladstone
forecast windsTuesday: SE increasing 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/25 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Variable below 10 knots tending southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning and increasing to 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times inshore south of Agnes water during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Tue 00:31 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.