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Monday: SW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: SW 20 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: W 20/30 kts

forecast

Monday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres south of King Island. Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of King Island early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/25 knots early morning and to 20/30 knots late morning. Winds shifting west to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 10/20 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending westerly 2/4 metres during the morning.

Issued Mon 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW

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Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

18:43 EDT

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.

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.