Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsTuesday: SE/NE 15 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
East to northeasterly below 10 knots tending southeast to northeasterly about 10 knots from the late morning and reaching up to 15 knots at times inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 00:31 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m
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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.