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Strong Wind: Eden Coast

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDN20400
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales
Issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017
for the period until midnight EDT Monday 20 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Monday 20 February
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Eden Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:10 am EDT Tuesday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Flood: Daly River

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDD20545
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Northern Territory

Minor Flood Warning for the Daly River

Issued at 8:57 am CST on Monday 20 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 21

Rainfall totals up to 20mm have been recorded in the lower Daly River in the 24
hours to 0900 this morning and river levels are falling in the lower Daly River
system.

Lower Daly River:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lower Daly River.

The Daly River Police Station is currently at 12.99 metres and falling. The
Daly River Police Station is likely to fall below the minor flood level (12.60
m) Wednesday morning.

Flood Safety Advice:
Emergency information including the latest road conditions is available at
www.securent.nt.gov.au

For emergency help in floods, storms and cyclones call 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 09:00 am CST on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Daly River at Dorisvale Crossing, 10.39, Falling, 08:30 AM MON 20/02/17
Douglas River at Douglas Crossing, 2.68, Steady, 08:30 AM MON 20/02/17
Daly River at Beeboom Crossing, 12.52, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Daly River at Mount Nancar, 14.70, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Daly River at Daly River Police Station, 12.99, Falling, 08:45 AM MON 20/02/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 214. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nt/forecasts.

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Tropical Cyclone: Tropical Cyclone Alfred - Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDD20150
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 24
Issued at 4:57 pm ACST [5:27 pm AEST] on Monday 20 February 2017

Headline:
Cyclone Alfred producing heavy rain and gales along the Gulf of Carpentaria
coast, landfall later tonight.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Watch zone: Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington
Island

Cancelled zone: Groote Eylandt

Details of Tropical Cyclone Alfred at 3:30 pm ACST [4:00 pm AEST]:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 85 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 120 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 15.7 degrees South 137.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 105 kilometres east northeast of Borroloola and 225 kilometres
south southeast of Alyangula.
Movement: south at 6 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Alfred is expected to remain at category 1 intensity as it
moves very slowly south towards the Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between
Borroloola and the NT/Queensland border. The cyclone is expected to make
landfall later tonight before weakening into a tropical low later on Tuesday
and then heading west over the Carpentaria District.

Hazards:
GALES with GUSTS to 110 kilometres per hour are currently being experienced at
Centre Island and the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between Borroloola
and the NT/Qld border.

GALES may extend along the Queensland coast to Mornington Island tonight, then
possibly further east to Burketown during Tuesday if the system takes a more
easterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is occurring over the eastern Carpentaria
District in the NT and in coastal and adjacent inland parts of the Gulf Country
District in Queensland during today and Tuesday.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast
during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to
exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves may produce MINOR FLOODING
along low lying coastal areas.

Recommended Action:
NTES advises residents from Port Roper to the NT/Qld border:
- Your emergency kit should now be complete and ready;
- Finalise home shelter preparations, or know now where you will shelter;
- Do not move to shelter until advised by local authorities.

People between the NT border and Mornington Island, not including Mornington
Island, should take precautions and listen to the next advice at 8:30pm AEST.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

People between Mornington Island and Burketown, including Mornington Island,
should consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat
increases.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au
Please ensure that friends, family and neighbours have heard and understood
this message, particularly new arrivals to the area.

Next Advice:

The next advice will be issued by 8:00 pm ACST Monday 20 February [8:30 pm AEST
Monday 20 February].

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211 and QLD-1300 659 212

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone

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Cyclone Watch: Cyclone Watch Alfred - Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington Island

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDD20150
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 24
Issued at 4:57 pm ACST [5:27 pm AEST] on Monday 20 February 2017

Headline:
Cyclone Alfred producing heavy rain and gales along the Gulf of Carpentaria
coast, landfall later tonight.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Watch zone: Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington
Island

Cancelled zone: Groote Eylandt

Details of Tropical Cyclone Alfred at 3:30 pm ACST [4:00 pm AEST]:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 85 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 120 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 15.7 degrees South 137.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 105 kilometres east northeast of Borroloola and 225 kilometres
south southeast of Alyangula.
Movement: south at 6 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Alfred is expected to remain at category 1 intensity as it
moves very slowly south towards the Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between
Borroloola and the NT/Queensland border. The cyclone is expected to make
landfall later tonight before weakening into a tropical low later on Tuesday
and then heading west over the Carpentaria District.

Hazards:
GALES with GUSTS to 110 kilometres per hour are currently being experienced at
Centre Island and the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between Borroloola
and the NT/Qld border.

GALES may extend along the Queensland coast to Mornington Island tonight, then
possibly further east to Burketown during Tuesday if the system takes a more
easterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is occurring over the eastern Carpentaria
District in the NT and in coastal and adjacent inland parts of the Gulf Country
District in Queensland during today and Tuesday.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast
during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to
exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves may produce MINOR FLOODING
along low lying coastal areas.

Recommended Action:
NTES advises residents from Port Roper to the NT/Qld border:
- Your emergency kit should now be complete and ready;
- Finalise home shelter preparations, or know now where you will shelter;
- Do not move to shelter until advised by local authorities.

People between the NT border and Mornington Island, not including Mornington
Island, should take precautions and listen to the next advice at 8:30pm AEST.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

People between Mornington Island and Burketown, including Mornington Island,
should consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat
increases.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au
Please ensure that friends, family and neighbours have heard and understood
this message, particularly new arrivals to the area.

Next Advice:

The next advice will be issued by 8:00 pm ACST Monday 20 February [8:30 pm AEST
Monday 20 February].

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211 and QLD-1300 659 212

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone

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Cancel Cyclone: Cancellation Zone Alfred - Groote Eylandt

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDD20150
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 24
Issued at 4:57 pm ACST [5:27 pm AEST] on Monday 20 February 2017

Headline:
Cyclone Alfred producing heavy rain and gales along the Gulf of Carpentaria
coast, landfall later tonight.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Watch zone: Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington
Island

Cancelled zone: Groote Eylandt

Details of Tropical Cyclone Alfred at 3:30 pm ACST [4:00 pm AEST]:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 85 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 120 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 15.7 degrees South 137.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 105 kilometres east northeast of Borroloola and 225 kilometres
south southeast of Alyangula.
Movement: south at 6 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Alfred is expected to remain at category 1 intensity as it
moves very slowly south towards the Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between
Borroloola and the NT/Queensland border. The cyclone is expected to make
landfall later tonight before weakening into a tropical low later on Tuesday
and then heading west over the Carpentaria District.

Hazards:
GALES with GUSTS to 110 kilometres per hour are currently being experienced at
Centre Island and the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between Borroloola
and the NT/Qld border.

GALES may extend along the Queensland coast to Mornington Island tonight, then
possibly further east to Burketown during Tuesday if the system takes a more
easterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is occurring over the eastern Carpentaria
District in the NT and in coastal and adjacent inland parts of the Gulf Country
District in Queensland during today and Tuesday.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast
during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to
exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves may produce MINOR FLOODING
along low lying coastal areas.

Recommended Action:
NTES advises residents from Port Roper to the NT/Qld border:
- Your emergency kit should now be complete and ready;
- Finalise home shelter preparations, or know now where you will shelter;
- Do not move to shelter until advised by local authorities.

People between the NT border and Mornington Island, not including Mornington
Island, should take precautions and listen to the next advice at 8:30pm AEST.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

People between Mornington Island and Burketown, including Mornington Island,
should consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat
increases.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au
Please ensure that friends, family and neighbours have heard and understood
this message, particularly new arrivals to the area.

Next Advice:

The next advice will be issued by 8:00 pm ACST Monday 20 February [8:30 pm AEST
Monday 20 February].

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211 and QLD-1300 659 212

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone

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Gale: Roper Groote Coast

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDD20105
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Marine Wind Warning Summary for the Northern Territory
Issued at 5:13 pm CST on Monday 20 February 2017
for the period until midnight CST Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Monday 20 February
Gale Warning for the following area:
Roper Groote Coast

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 21 February
Gale Warning for the following area:
Roper Groote Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:45 am CST Tuesday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Flood: Georgina/Eyre Ck

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 6:31pm (AEST)

IDQ20870
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for Eyre Creek

Issued at 10:02 am EST on Monday 20 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 15

Minor flood levels are easing along Eyre Creek.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the catchment area.

Eyre Creek:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Eyre Creek.

The Eyre Creek at Bedourie is currently at 3.75 metres and falling. Creek
levels at Bedourie will fall below the minor flood level (3.50 m) later in the
week.

Eyre Creek at Glengyle is expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.00
m) during the next few days.

Flood Safety Advice:
Remember: If it's flooded, forget it. For flood emergency assistance contact
the SES on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)
immediately.

Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Georgina R at Roxborough Downs TM, 2.53, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Burke R at Boulia TM, 1.47, Steady, 09:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Eyre Ck at Bedourie, 3.75, Falling, 08:30 AM MON 20/02/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.

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Severe Weather: Parts of the Gulf Country Forecast District

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 6:31pm (AEST)

IDQ20032
Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
for DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL
For people in parts of the
Gulf Country Forecast District.

Issued at 4:52 pm Monday, 20 February 2017.

Synoptic Situation:

At 4pm AEST Monday, tropical cyclone Alfred, category 1, was located in the
southwestern Gulf of Carpentaria. The cyclone is expected to track south towards
the Northern Territory coast during the next 12 hours while remaining at
category 1 intensity.

Bands of rain and thunderstorms on the periphery of the cyclone are expected to
continue moving into the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast during the next 24
hours. 24 hour rainfall totals of 100 to 150mm are expected, with possible
localised falls in excess of 200mm. This rainfall could be intense at times,
particularly with thunderstorms, leading to localised flash flooding.

Damaging wind gusts are also likely, particularly about the coast west of
Mornington Island, if the cyclone takes a more eastward track.

A TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING IS CURRENT FOR COASTAL AREAS AND NEARBY INLAND FROM
THE NT BORDER TO WEST OF [BUT NOT INCLUDING] MORNINGTON ISLAND. A TROPICAL
CYCLONE WATCH EXTENDS FROM MORNINGTON ISLAND TO BURKETOWN.

A Flood Watch is current for the Gulf Rivers.

Locations which may be affected include Burketown, Mornington Island, Doomadgee,
Karumba and Westmoreland Station.

106mm of rain has fallen at Mornington Island since 9am this morning.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm AEST Monday.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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Tropical Cyclone: Tropical Cyclone Alfred - Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 6:31pm (AEST)

IDD20150
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 24
Issued at 4:57 pm ACST [5:27 pm AEST] on Monday 20 February 2017

Headline:
Cyclone Alfred producing heavy rain and gales along the Gulf of Carpentaria
coast, landfall later tonight.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Watch zone: Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington
Island

Cancelled zone: Groote Eylandt

Details of Tropical Cyclone Alfred at 3:30 pm ACST [4:00 pm AEST]:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 85 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 120 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 15.7 degrees South 137.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 105 kilometres east northeast of Borroloola and 225 kilometres
south southeast of Alyangula.
Movement: south at 6 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Alfred is expected to remain at category 1 intensity as it
moves very slowly south towards the Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between
Borroloola and the NT/Queensland border. The cyclone is expected to make
landfall later tonight before weakening into a tropical low later on Tuesday
and then heading west over the Carpentaria District.

Hazards:
GALES with GUSTS to 110 kilometres per hour are currently being experienced at
Centre Island and the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between Borroloola
and the NT/Qld border.

GALES may extend along the Queensland coast to Mornington Island tonight, then
possibly further east to Burketown during Tuesday if the system takes a more
easterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is occurring over the eastern Carpentaria
District in the NT and in coastal and adjacent inland parts of the Gulf Country
District in Queensland during today and Tuesday.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast
during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to
exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves may produce MINOR FLOODING
along low lying coastal areas.

Recommended Action:
NTES advises residents from Port Roper to the NT/Qld border:
- Your emergency kit should now be complete and ready;
- Finalise home shelter preparations, or know now where you will shelter;
- Do not move to shelter until advised by local authorities.

People between the NT border and Mornington Island, not including Mornington
Island, should take precautions and listen to the next advice at 8:30pm AEST.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

People between Mornington Island and Burketown, including Mornington Island,
should consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat
increases.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au
Please ensure that friends, family and neighbours have heard and understood
this message, particularly new arrivals to the area.

Next Advice:

The next advice will be issued by 8:00 pm ACST Monday 20 February [8:30 pm AEST
Monday 20 February].

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211 and QLD-1300 659 212

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone

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Cyclone Watch: Cyclone Watch Alfred - Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington Island

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 6:31pm (AEST)

IDD20150
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 24
Issued at 4:57 pm ACST [5:27 pm AEST] on Monday 20 February 2017

Headline:
Cyclone Alfred producing heavy rain and gales along the Gulf of Carpentaria
coast, landfall later tonight.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Watch zone: Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington
Island

Cancelled zone: Groote Eylandt

Details of Tropical Cyclone Alfred at 3:30 pm ACST [4:00 pm AEST]:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 85 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 120 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 15.7 degrees South 137.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 105 kilometres east northeast of Borroloola and 225 kilometres
south southeast of Alyangula.
Movement: south at 6 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Alfred is expected to remain at category 1 intensity as it
moves very slowly south towards the Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between
Borroloola and the NT/Queensland border. The cyclone is expected to make
landfall later tonight before weakening into a tropical low later on Tuesday
and then heading west over the Carpentaria District.

Hazards:
GALES with GUSTS to 110 kilometres per hour are currently being experienced at
Centre Island and the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between Borroloola
and the NT/Qld border.

GALES may extend along the Queensland coast to Mornington Island tonight, then
possibly further east to Burketown during Tuesday if the system takes a more
easterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is occurring over the eastern Carpentaria
District in the NT and in coastal and adjacent inland parts of the Gulf Country
District in Queensland during today and Tuesday.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast
during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to
exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves may produce MINOR FLOODING
along low lying coastal areas.

Recommended Action:
NTES advises residents from Port Roper to the NT/Qld border:
- Your emergency kit should now be complete and ready;
- Finalise home shelter preparations, or know now where you will shelter;
- Do not move to shelter until advised by local authorities.

People between the NT border and Mornington Island, not including Mornington
Island, should take precautions and listen to the next advice at 8:30pm AEST.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

People between Mornington Island and Burketown, including Mornington Island,
should consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat
increases.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au
Please ensure that friends, family and neighbours have heard and understood
this message, particularly new arrivals to the area.

Next Advice:

The next advice will be issued by 8:00 pm ACST Monday 20 February [8:30 pm AEST
Monday 20 February].

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211 and QLD-1300 659 212

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone

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Cancel Cyclone: Cancellation Zone Alfred - Groote Eylandt

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 6:31pm (AEST)

IDD20150
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 24
Issued at 4:57 pm ACST [5:27 pm AEST] on Monday 20 February 2017

Headline:
Cyclone Alfred producing heavy rain and gales along the Gulf of Carpentaria
coast, landfall later tonight.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Port Roper in the NT to Mornington Island in Queensland

Watch zone: Mornington Island to Burketown in Queensland, including Mornington
Island

Cancelled zone: Groote Eylandt

Details of Tropical Cyclone Alfred at 3:30 pm ACST [4:00 pm AEST]:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 85 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 120 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 15.7 degrees South 137.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 105 kilometres east northeast of Borroloola and 225 kilometres
south southeast of Alyangula.
Movement: south at 6 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Alfred is expected to remain at category 1 intensity as it
moves very slowly south towards the Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between
Borroloola and the NT/Queensland border. The cyclone is expected to make
landfall later tonight before weakening into a tropical low later on Tuesday
and then heading west over the Carpentaria District.

Hazards:
GALES with GUSTS to 110 kilometres per hour are currently being experienced at
Centre Island and the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, between Borroloola
and the NT/Qld border.

GALES may extend along the Queensland coast to Mornington Island tonight, then
possibly further east to Burketown during Tuesday if the system takes a more
easterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is occurring over the eastern Carpentaria
District in the NT and in coastal and adjacent inland parts of the Gulf Country
District in Queensland during today and Tuesday.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast
during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to
exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves may produce MINOR FLOODING
along low lying coastal areas.

Recommended Action:
NTES advises residents from Port Roper to the NT/Qld border:
- Your emergency kit should now be complete and ready;
- Finalise home shelter preparations, or know now where you will shelter;
- Do not move to shelter until advised by local authorities.

People between the NT border and Mornington Island, not including Mornington
Island, should take precautions and listen to the next advice at 8:30pm AEST.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

People between Mornington Island and Burketown, including Mornington Island,
should consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat
increases.
- Information is available from your local government
- For cyclone preparedness and safety advice, visit Queensland's Disaster
Management Services website (www.disaster.qld.gov.au)
- For emergency assistance call the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service
(QFES) on 132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen
trees on buildings or roof damage).

Further advice on cyclone emergencies is available at www.securent.nt.gov.au
Please ensure that friends, family and neighbours have heard and understood
this message, particularly new arrivals to the area.

Next Advice:

The next advice will be issued by 8:00 pm ACST Monday 20 February [8:30 pm AEST
Monday 20 February].

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211 and QLD-1300 659 212

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone

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Gale: South East Gulf of Carpentaria

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 6:31pm (AEST)

IDQ20085
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland
Issued at 6:25 pm EST on Monday 20 February 2017
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Monday 20 February
Gale Warning for the following area:
South East Gulf of Carpentaria
Cancellation for the following area:
North East Gulf of Carpentaria

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 21 February
Gale Warning for the following area:
South East Gulf of Carpentaria
Cancellation for the following area:
North East Gulf of Carpentaria

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:45 am EST Tuesday.


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information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Strong Wind: Lower South East Coast

Issued at: 19 Feb 2017, 10:04am (AEDT)

IDS20201
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia
Issued at 5:10 am CDT on Sunday 19 February 2017
for the period until midnight CDT Sunday 19 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Sunday 19 February
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Lower South East Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 3:50 pm CDT Sunday.


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information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Strong Wind: South West Coast

Issued at: 18 Feb 2017, 10:02pm (AEDT)

IDT20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Saturday 18 February 2017
for the period until midnight EDT Saturday 18 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 18 February
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
South West Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:00 am EDT Sunday.


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Strong Wind: Port Phillip, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDV20600
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria
Issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017
for the period until midnight EDT Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Monday 20 February
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Port Phillip, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
Cancellation for the following area:
Gippsland Lakes

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 21 February
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
East Gippsland Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am EDT Tuesday.


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Flood: Fitzroy River Catchment

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDW39885
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Minor Flood Warning for the Fitzroy River

Issued at 10:53 am WST on Monday 20 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 43

Minor flooding is expected to continue in the Fitzroy River catchment during
Monday into Tuesday.

For the 24 hours to 9 am Monday, rainfall totals up to 39 mm have been recorded
in the Fitzroy River catchment. For the 48 hours to 9 am Wednesday, no
significant rainfall is forecast in the Fitzroy River catchment.

Fitzroy River to Fitzroy Crossing:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Fitzroy River to Fitzroy Crossing.

The Fitzroy River at Fitzroy Crossing peaked at 12.18 metres (moderate flood
level 11.0 m) around 05:30 pm Friday 17 February and is currently at 9.57
metres and falling. The Fitzroy River at Fitzroy Crossing is expected to fall
below the minor flood level (9.50 m) Monday afternoon.

Fitzroy River from Fitzroy Crossing to Noonkanbah:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Fitzroy River from Fitzroy Crossing to
Noonkanbah.

The Fitzroy River at Noonkanbah is currently at 11.30 metres and rising. The
Fitzroy River at Noonkanbah is expected to peak near 11.60 metres (moderate
flood level 12.00 m ) Monday afternoon. The river level will remain above the
minor flood level (9.50 m) during Monday into Tuesday.

Fitzroy River from Noonkanbah to Willare:
Minor flooding is expected to continue along the Fitzroy River from Noonkanbah
to Willare.

The Fitzroy River at Willare is currently at 8.55 metres and steady. The
Fitzroy River at Willare is expected to remain below the moderate flood level
(8.80 m) during Monday into Tuesday.

Flood Safety Advice:
DFES advises people and communities to be aware that flooding is possible and
be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock. Watch water levels. Travellers
need to be aware that road conditions may be adversely affected and travel
plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive into water of unknown depth and
velocity.

Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
www.water.wa.gov.au

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am WST on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Fitzroy River at Dimond Gorge, 3.79, Rising, 06:30 AM MON 20/02/17
Margaret River at Margaret River Gorge, 2.68, Steady, 07:30 AM MON 20/02/17
Leopold River at Mount Winifred, 2.04, Steady, 07:10 AM MON 20/02/17
Margaret River at Me No Savvy, 1.15, Steady, 07:30 AM MON 20/02/17
Margaret River at Mount Krauss, 2.46, Steady, 09:15 AM MON 20/02/17
Fitzroy River at Fitzroy Crossing Br, 9.57, Falling, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Christmas Creek downstream of Homestead, 0.97, Steady, 09:30 AM MON 20/02/17
Fitzroy River at Noonkanbah, 11.30, Rising, 10:00 AM Mon 20/02/17
Fitzroy River at Fitzroy Barrage, 7.03, Falling, 09:20 AM MON 20/02/17
Fitzroy River at Willare, 8.55, Steady, 06:35 AM MON 20/02/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.

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Flood Watch: Western Australia Catchments

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDW39600

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Flood Summary

Issued at 11:02 AM on Monday the 20th of February 2017

The following Watches/Warnings are current:

Minor Flood Warning for the Blackwood River
Minor Flood Warning for the Fitzroy River
Final Flood Warning for the Avon River

Additional information:
For current information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA on 138 138 or
at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.

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Flood: Avon River Catchment

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDW39790
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning for the Avon River

Issued at 10:58 am WST on Monday 20 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 24

Widespread flooding is no longer expected in Avon River catchment.

River levels have fallen below the minor flood level at all forecast locations.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the outlook period and renewed river
rises are not expected.

Avon River to Beverley:
River levels have eased in the Avon River at Beverley Bridge. The river level
is expected to remain below the minor flood class level.

Avon River from Beverley to Northam:
River levels have eased in the Avon River at Balladong Street York and Northam
Weir. River levels are expected to remain below minor flood levels.

Avon River from Northam to Toodyay:
River levels have eased in the Avon River at Stirling Terrace Toodyay. The
river level is expected to remain below the minor flood class level.

Flood Safety Advice:
DFES advises people and communities to be aware that flooding is possible and
be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock. Watch water levels. Travellers
need to be aware that road conditions may be adversely affected and travel
plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive into water of unknown depth and
velocity.

Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
www.water.wa.gov.au

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Mooranoppin Creek at Mooranoppin Rock, 0.08, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Yilgarn River at Gairders Crossing, -0.03, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Lockhart River at Kwolyn Hill, 1.35, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Yenyening Lakes at Qualandary Crossing, 2.46, Steady, 05:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at Beverley Bridge, 1.27, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Dale River at Waterhatch Bridge, 0.40, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at York, 1.44, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at Northam Weir, 0.56, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Mortlock River North at Frenches, 0.33, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Mortlock River at Odriscolls Farm, 0.83, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at Toodyay, 2.09, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.

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Flood: Blackwood River Catchment

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDW39730
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Minor Flood Warning for the Blackwood River

Issued at 11:02 am WST on Monday 20 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 14

Elevated river levels and areas of flooding are likely to continue downstream
of the Blackwood River at Old Nannup Caravan Park, Darradup and Gingilup as
flood water continue to move downstream to Augusta.

The Blackwood River at Darradup peaked at 6.32 metres around 02:00 pm Sunday 19
February and is currently at 5.40 metres and falling.

The Blackwood River at Gingilup peaked at 7.52 metres around 02:00 am Monday 20
February and is currently at 7.32 metres and falling.

The Blackwood River at Rosa Campsite is currently at 6.84 metres and rising.

The Blackwood River at Hut Pool is currently at 5.33 metres and rising.

Blackwood River upstream of Bridgetown:
River levels are easing along the Blackwood River upstream of Bridgetown.

The Blackwood River at Bridgetown peaked at 4.01 metres around 07:00 am Friday
17 February and is currently at 2.19 metres (minor flood level 3.50 m) and
falling. The Blackwood River at Bridgetown is expected to remain below the
minor flood level (3.50 m) during Monday into Tuesday.

Blackwood River downstream of Bridgetown:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Blackwood River downstream of Bridgetown.

The Blackwood River at Old Nannup Caravan Park peaked at 6.87 metres (moderate
flood level 7.00 m) around 11:45 am Saturday 18 February and is currently at
4.80 metres (minor flood level 5.50 m) and falling. The Blackwood River at Old
Nannup Caravan Park is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.50 m)
during Monday into Tuesday.

Flood Safety Advice:
DFES advises people and communities to be aware that flooding is possible and
be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock. Watch water levels. Travellers
need to be aware that road conditions may be adversely affected and travel
plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive into water of unknown depth and
velocity.

Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
www.water.wa.gov.au

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am WST on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Coblinine River at Bibikin Road Br, 1.97, Steady, 05:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Northern Arthur River at Lake Toolibin, 0.11, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Arthur River at Mount Brown, 0.43, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Beaufort River at Manywaters, 0.46, Steady, 09:45 AM MON 20/02/17
Blackwood River at Boyup Brook Flax Mill, 1.92, Steady, 09:45 AM MON 20/02/17
Blackwood River at Bridgetown, 2.19, Steady, 09:45 AM MON 20/02/17
Blackwood River at Nannup, 4.80, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Blackwood River at Gingilup, 7.32, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Chapman River at Forest Grove, -0.27, Steady, 08:25 AM MON 20/02/17
Blackwood River at Hut Pool, 5.33, Steady, 09:25 AM MON 20/02/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.

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Fire Weather: Western Australia area

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDW30000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the Eucla fire weather district.

Issued at 3:03 pm WST on Monday 20 February 2017.

Weather Situation
A deep surface trough initially over the central south coast will draw very hot
fresh and gusty north to northwesterly winds to the Eucla district. A fresh to
strong and gusty west to southwesterly wind change will develop as the surface
trough moves through the region during the day.

For Tuesday 21 February:

Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district:
Eucla

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.dfes.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am WST Tuesday.

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Severe Weather: Parts of the Goldfields, South East Coastal and Central Wheat Belt districts

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDW20044
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Regional Office

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
for DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL
For people in parts of the
Goldfields,
South East Coastal and
Central Wheat Belt districts.

Issued at 3:06 pm Monday, 20 February 2017.

At 2:40pm radar imagery showed a line of thunderstorms extending from Merredin
to Salmon Gums and slowly moving eastwards.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall
that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours.

Locations which may be affected include Salmon Gums and Southern Cross.

Storms could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY.

The overall weather pattern is not unusual for this time of year but severe
weather may occur in some parts of the warning area.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* If outside find safe shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water
drains and streams.
* Close your curtains and blinds, and stay inside away from windows.
* Unplug electrical appliances and do not use land line telephones if there is
lightning.
* If there is flooding, create your own sandbags by using pillow cases filled
with sand and place them around doorways to protect your home.
* If boating, swimming or surfing leave the water.
* Do not drive into water of unknown depth and current.
* Slow down and turn your headlights on.
* Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and
loose debris.
* If it is raining heavily and you cannot see, pull over and park with your
hazard lights on until the rain clears.

The next warning is due to be issued by 6:10 pm.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213. The Bureau and Department of
Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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Strong Wind: Eucla Coast

Issued at: 20 Feb 2017, 7:31pm (AEDT)

IDW20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia
Issued at 4:00 pm WST on Monday 20 February 2017
for the period until midnight WST Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Monday 20 February
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Eucla Coast

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 21 February
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Albany Coast, Esperance Coast and Eucla Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Perth Local Waters, Gascoyne Coast, Perth Coast, Bunbury Geographe Coast and
Leeuwin Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 am WST Tuesday.


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