Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsMonday: SW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: SW 20 kts
Wednesday: NE 20/30 kts
Southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/20 knots late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of King Island early in the morning, becoming variable about 10 knots late morning then east to northeasterly 5/15 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: Easterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly 20/30 knots during the morning then shifting west to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Mon 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.