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Monday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: SE/NE 15 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Monday: Variable about 10 knots, tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots inshore. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Tuesday: 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 Mon 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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Weather News

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria, BOM warns of damaging winds, rain

16:03 EDT

A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.