Marine Weather Warnings - Coastal Wind Warning
Coastal Waters Wind Warning
For the Southwest Gulf of Carpentaria
Issued at 4:50 pm CST on Thursday 28 August 2014
A weakening ridge of high pressure across southern Australia is maintaining
fresh southeast winds over coastal waters.
Winds over the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria are no longer expected to exceed 25
No further warnings will be issued.
Please be aware
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
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A rural financial counselling service says farm debt meditation cases are expected to rise over the coming year, with no reprieve in drought for many areas.
Pastoralists and locals have slammed the Federal Government decision to the shut down the Tennant Creek weather radar in the Northern Territory.