North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsTuesday: E/SE 10 kts
Wednesday: SE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: SE 10/15 kts
Monday: Northeast to southeasterly below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Variable below 10 knots becoming becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE
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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.