Weather Warnings

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland

IDQ20085 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland Issued at 4:45 am EST on Sunday 17 March 2019 for the period until midnight EST Monday 18 March 2019. Wind Warnings for Monday 18 March Storm Force Wind Warning for the following area: Peninsula Coast Gale Warning for the following area: Cooktown Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 3:50 pm EST Sunday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Initial Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA

IDS20370 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia Initial Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA Diamantina River Issued at 3:33 pm CDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 Heavy rain during early February across the upper part of the Diamantina catchment in Queensland resulted in moderate to major flooding with flood waters steadily moving further downstream over the next few weeks. Floodwaters are now beginning to move into the Diamantina in South Australia and then the Goyder Lagoon. It will take a number of weeks for the water to move through the the Goyder Lagoon and reach the Warbuton River which flows into Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre. The amount of water which makes its way to the lake is still uncertain at this stage and is unlikely to fill. At Birdsville the river is rising rapidly and expected to exceed the moderate flood level in coming days. For more information on the Diamantina in Queensland see; http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/flood/diamantina-river.shtml Warburton: River levels rising with minor flooding impacts possible over the next few days in the Diamantina from the SA border to the Goyder Lagoon. Moderate flood impacts may develop later in the week or early next week. Flood Safety Advice: People are advised to keep away from fast flowing water. For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately. Next issue: The next warning will be issued by 03:30 pm CDT on Wednesday 20 February 2019. Latest River Heights: Diamantina River at Birdsville, 3.07, Steady, 10:35 AM TUE 19/02/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 215. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts.

 

Initial Flood Watch for catchments north of Cairns to Kowanyama

IDQ20900 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Initial Flood Watch for catchments north of Cairns to Kowanyama Issued at 12:30 pm EST on Monday 18 March 2019 Flood Watch Number: 1 Flooding is likely to develop across the Flood Watch area over the next few days. Tropical cyclone Trevor is expected to move in a west-southwest direction towards the Cape York Peninsula coast, crossing the eastern coast late Tuesday. Heavy rainfall is forecast to develop over eastern coastal parts of the Flood Watch area during Monday, before extending west and becoming more widespread over the next few days. There is a risk that heavy rainfall may extend further south to affect North Tropical Coast catchments between Cairns and Cardwell from midweek. The Flood Watch area will be expanded to cover these catchments if necessary. A tropical cyclone warning and tropical cyclone watch are current for parts of the Flood Watch area. Heavy rainfall may also lead to flash flooding. Catchments likely to be affected include: Jardine River Ducie, Jackson and Skardon Rivers Wenlock River Embley and Mission Rivers Watson River Archer and Coen Rivers Holroyd and Kendall Rivers Coleman and Edward Rivers Mitchell River Jacky Jacky Creek Olive and Pascoe Rivers Lockhart River Stewart River Normanby River Jeannie River Endeavour River Daintree River Mossman River See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood and cyclone products for Queensland. For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml Flood Safety Advice: This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings. 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. This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/ Next issue: The next Flood Watch will be issued by 01:00 pm EST on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

 

Initial Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

IDQ20865 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland Initial Flood Warning for the Diamantina River Issued at 6:00 pm EST on Thursday 31 January 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 River level rises are being recorded in the Western River downstream of Winton during Thursday evening. Rainfall totals as high as 100mm have been recorded to the west of Winton in the 24 hours to 9am Thursday. Further rainfall is expected during the next few days in the headwaters of the Diamantina and Western River. Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes: River level rises are being recorded at Tulmur and are expected downstream to Diamantina Lakes during the next few days. Western River: River level rises and major flooding is being recorded downstream of Winton at Elderslie. No river level information is available for Winton at this time. It is expected that river levels in the Western River at below minor at this time. 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 04:00 pm EST on Friday 01 February 2019. Latest River Heights: Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM, 0.82, Steady, 03:00 PM THU 31/01/19 Western R at Winton, Not Available Diamantina R at Elderslie, 3.30, Rising, 03:00 PM THU 31/01/19 Diamantina R at Tulmur, 3.60, Rising, 09:00 AM THU 31/01/19 Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 0.51, Steady, 02:00 PM THU 31/01/19 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.

 

Flood Warning Summary for Queensland

IDQ20885 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland Flood Summary Issued at 10:36 am EST on Wednesday 13 March 2019. The following Watches/Warnings are current: Moderate Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River Additional Information: N/A Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia

IDW20100 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia Issued at 4:00 am WST on Friday 15 March 2019 for the period until midnight WST Saturday 16 March 2019. Wind Warnings for Saturday 16 March Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Perth Coast, Bunbury Geographe Coast and Leeuwin Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 pm WST Friday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================