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.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.
A western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.
The hot, dry weather experienced in Victoria so far this month is effectively a mini-summer, Victoria's fire services say.