Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Advice For Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this warning.


Issued at 02:46 PM WST on Tuesday 02 February 2021

Tropical low not expected to develop into a tropical cyclone as it is expected to remain inland until later on Thursday when it moves off the Gascoyne coast.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None.

Watch zone: None

Cancelled zone: Exmouth to Carnarvon.

Details of Tropical Low at 2:00 pm AWST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 45 kilometres per hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour. Location: within 30 kilometres of 22.8 degrees South 115.8 degrees East, estimated to be 150 kilometres south southeast of Onslow and 210 kilometres east of Coral Bay. Movement: south southwest at 15 kilometres per hour. The tropical low should continue moving southwest over land towads the Gascoyone coast but will slow down on Wednesday and Thursday before moving offshore.

HEAVY RAINFALL is expected across the western Pilbara extending into the northwestern Gascoyne on Wednesday. A Severe Weather Warning and Flood Watches and Warnings are current, refer to for further information. GALES are no longer expected on the coast.

Recommended Action:
DFES advises of the following community alerts (effective as of 3pm AWST Tuesday): ALL CLEAR: People in communities from Exmouth to Minilya Roadhouse are advised that wind and storm surge dangers have passed but you need to take care to avoid the dangers caused by damage. People needing SES assistance can call 132 500. In a life-threatening situation call 000. For more safety tips visit

Cyclone advices and DFES Alerts are available by dialling 13 DFES (13 3337)

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
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