Wallal to Cape Preston Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Hedland
forecast windsTuesday: NW 15 kts
Wednesday: W 20 kts
Thursday: W/NW 15/20 kts
West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming northwesterly around 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots west of Port Hedland during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres west of Port Hedland during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres west of Port Hedland. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 04:00 WST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.
Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.