Kuri Bay to Wallal Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Broome
Tides for Derby
forecast windsFriday: W/NW 20 kts
Saturday: NW/NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: NW/NE 10/15 kts
West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Broome during the morning. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cape Leveque. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:00 WST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.
It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.
A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.