Southerly 15/20 knots, locally 25 knots offshore. Winds lighter along the coastal fringe this morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly up to 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:10 EST
12:53 EST Communities and individuals affected by cyclones that struck the Pilbara coast earlier this year are being encouraged to apply for natural disaster funding.