Northeast Gulf Marine Weather Overview
forecast windsTuesday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N 15/25 kts
Thursday: N/NE 10/15 kts
North to northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Northwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Winds above 35 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Alfred. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 00:31 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, WNW
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- Horn Island
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.