Weather Warnings

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for the Northern Territory

IDD20105 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Northern Territory Marine Wind Warning Summary for the Northern Territory Issued at 4:45 am CST on Wednesday 23 January 2019 for the period until midnight CST Thursday 24 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Thursday 24 January Strong Wind Warning for the following area: Gove Peninsula Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 pm CST Wednesday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/nt/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Tropical Cyclone Advice for Western Australia

IDW24100 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this warning. PRIORITY TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 1 Issued at 2:52 pm WST on Tuesday 22 January 2019 Headline: Cyclone Watch declared for the northwest Kimberley coast for a developing tropical low. Areas Affected: Warning zone: None. Watch zone: Kuri Bay to Beagle Bay. Cancelled zone: None. Details of Tropical Low at 2:00 pm AWST : Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 35 kilometres per hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour. Location: within 110 kilometres of 11.3 degrees South 125.9 degrees East, estimated to be 345 kilometres north northwest of Kalumburu and 490 kilometres north northeast of Kuri Bay. Movement: southwest at 16 kilometres per hour. The low is forecast to develop into a tropical cyclone during Thursday. Conditions are favourable for intensification as it continues to move southwest over water later in the week, parallel to the coast. If the system tracks closer to the coast, gales may develop along the northwest Kimberley coast. Hazards: GALES with gusts to 100 kilometres per hour are not expected to develop between Kuri Bay and Beagle Bay, excluding Derby, for the remainder of Tuesday and Wednesday but may develop during Thursday afternoon if the system moves closer to the coast. Squally thunderstorms are expected. Locally heavy rainfall is possible. Recommended Action: DFES-State Emergency Service (SES) advises that there are no community alerts at present. People in the Pilbara and Kimberley are advised to stay up to date with weather forecasts and warnings. People between Kuri Bay and Beagle Bay should listen for the next advice. People needing DFES assistance can call 132 500. In a life threatening situation call 000. For more safety tips visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au. Next Advice: The next advice will be issued by 9:00 pm AWST Tuesday 22 January. Cyclone advices and DFES Alerts are available by dialling 13 DFES (13 3337) A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at: http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone

 

Severe Weather Warning

IDW21037 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL and DAMAGING SURF For people in South West, South Coastal and parts of Great Southern districts. Issued at 11:36 am Tuesday, 22 January 2019. Low pressure system to bring unseasonal wet and windy weather to the southwest Weather Situation: A developing low pressure system is expected to bring areas of heavy rain and squally winds as it moves over the southwest on Wednesday. DAMAGING WINDS averaging 60 to 70 kilometres per hour with gusts to 90 kilometres per hour are possible and could cause DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. DAMAGING WINDS may develop around 02:00am Wednesday morning between Busselton and Augusta, extending to southwest of a line Harvey to Albany by 08:00am Wednesday morning and extending to Bremer Bay and inland to Katanning by 02:00pm Wednesday afternoon. There is some uncertainty on the location of the low and the extent of damaging winds is dependent on the location of the low. If the low develops further to the north the warning area may be extended as far north as Mandurah. Winds are expected to ease by Thursday. HEAVY RAINFALL between Busselton and Walpole may lead to LOCALISED FLOODING between 11:00pm Tuesday night and 02:00pm Wednesday afternoon. DAMAGING SURF CONDITIONS are likely which could cause SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION between Bunbury and Walpole. Locations which may be affected include Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Katanning, Manjimup, Margaret River, Mount Barker, Augusta, Dunsborough, Harvey, Jerramungup and Walpole. This weather is unusual for this time of year in the southwest, it is more typical of a strong winter storm. Winds and heavy rain may cause damage to property and make road conditions hazardous. 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 boating, swimming or surfing leave the water. * Be alert and watch for hazards on the road such as fallen power lines and loose debris. * Keep away from flooded drains, rivers, streams and waterways. * Be careful of fallen trees, damaged buildings and debris. * Be careful of fallen power lines. They are dangerous and should always be treated as live. * Assess your home, car and property for damage. * If damage has occurred take photos and contact your insurance company to organise permanent repairs. * If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500. The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5:00 pm AWST Tuesday. 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.

 

Fire Weather Warning

IDW30000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Fire Weather Warning for the Exmouth Gulf Coast fire weather district. Issued at 3:08 pm WST on Wednesday 23 January 2019. Weather Situation A fresh and gusty afternoon sea breeze along the Exmouth Gulf coast. For Thursday 24 January: Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather district: Exmouth Gulf Coast 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 Thursday.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

IDS21033 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in parts of West Coast, North West Pastoral and North East Pastoral districts. Issued at 5:17 pm Wednesday, 23 January 2019. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Coober Pedy, Moomba, Oodnadatta, Maralinga, the Simpson Desert Conservation Park and Mungeranie on the Birdsville Track. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Secure or put away loose items around your property. * Move cars under cover or away from trees. * Keep clear of fallen power lines. * Stay indoors, away from windows, while storms are nearby. The next warning is due to be issued by 8:20 pm. Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

 

Severe Weather Warning

IDQ21037 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL and ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES For people in parts of Peninsula Forecast District. Issued at 9:54 am Wednesday, 23 January 2019. Monsoonal conditions set to develop across far north Queensland Weather Situation: The monsoon trough is currently located across the northern coast of the Top End and is expected to strengthen over the northern Gulf of Carpentaria and far north Queensland into Thursday. A tropical low is situated over northeast Gulf of Carpentaria waters and is forecast to develop over the next few days, though at this stage it is rated a low (5-20%) chance of forming into a tropical cyclone by Thursday. Heavy rain, which may lead to flash flooding, is expected to develop across far north Queensland into Thursday. 6-hourly rainfall totals of 100 to 150mm are likely and locally heavier falls are possible with any thunderstorms. Damaging winds, with peak gusts of around 90km/h, are possible about far north Queensland, including the Torres Strait Islands, from late Thursday. Water levels on the high tide could exceed the highest tide of the year at some Torres Strait Islands today. Locations which may be affected include the Torres Strait Islands, Bamaga, Old Mapoon, Weipa, Napranum, Lockhart River and Aurukun. 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 5:00 pm AEST Wednesday. 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.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia

IDS20201 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia Issued at 3:57 pm CDT on Tuesday 22 January 2019 for the period until midnight CDT Wednesday 23 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Wednesday 23 January Strong Wind Warning for the following area: Lower South East Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am CDT Wednesday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Flood Warning Summary for Queensland

IDQ20885 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland Flood Summary Issued at 11:46 am EST on Wednesday 23 January 2019. The following Watches/Warnings are current: Initial Flood Watch for northern Cape York Peninsula catchments 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 10:00 am WST on Sunday 20 January 2019 for the period until midnight WST Monday 21 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Monday 21 January Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Gascoyne Coast and Geraldton Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 pm WST Sunday. ================================================================================ 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. ================================================================================

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria

IDV20600 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria Issued at 10:35 am EDT on Wednesday 23 January 2019 for the period until midnight EDT Thursday 24 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Thursday 24 January Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:40 pm EDT Wednesday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Fire Weather Warning

IDS20299 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology South Australia Fire Weather Warning for the West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges, Adelaide Metropolitan, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East forecast districts. Issued at 4:12 pm CDT on Wednesday 23 January 2019. Weather Situation Very hot and dry throughout. Northeast to northwesterly winds becoming fresh to strong and gusty during the morning, particularly in the west. A gusty west to southwesterly wind change will move across western parts of the State during the afternoon and central parts during the evening. Gusty, mostly dry thunderstorms in the north and west. For Thursday 24 January: Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts: Lower Eyre Peninsula, Mount Lofty Ranges, Kangaroo Island and Lower South East Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts: West Coast, Eastern Eyre Peninsula, Flinders, Mid North, Adelaide Metropolitan, Yorke Peninsula, Riverland, Murraylands and Upper South East The Country Fire Service advises you to: - Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now. - Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.cfs.sa.gov.au, and www.bom.gov.au. - Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency. For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfs.sa.gov.au. The next warning will be issued by 7:00 am CDT Thursday.

 

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 Wednesday 23 January 2019 for the period until midnight EST Thursday 24 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Thursday 24 January Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: South East Gulf of Carpentaria, North East Gulf of Carpentaria and Torres Strait The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 3:50 pm EST Wednesday. ================================================================================ 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. ================================================================================

 

Warning to Sheep Graziers

IDW29000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Western Australia Warning to Sheep Graziers for the South West forecast district. Issued at 3:41 pm WST on Tuesday 22 January 2019. Sheep graziers are warned that unseasonally cool temperatures, showers and very strong westerly winds are expected during Wednesday. Areas likely to be affected include parts of the South West forecast district. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions. The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm WST Tuesday.

 

Initial Flood Watch for northern Cape York Peninsula catchments

IDQ20900 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Initial Flood Watch for northern Cape York Peninsula catchments Issued at 11:33 am EST on Wednesday 23 January 2019 Flood Watch Number: 1 Flooding is possible across the Flood Watch area over the next few days. A monsoon low is developing and deepening over the northern Cape York Peninsula, which is likely to cause heavy rainfall in the northern Cape York Peninsula catchments during the next few days. Catchments are wetting up following areas of heavy rainfall across Cape York Peninsula over the last few days, which will make stream rises and flooding more likely with heavy rainfall. Enhanced rainfall is expected across the northern Cape York Peninsula, with 6-hour rainfall totals in excess of 150 mm possible with storms. 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 Jacky Jacky Creek Olive and Pascoe Rivers Lockhart River See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood warnings 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 Thursday 24 January 2019.

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

IDT20100 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Thursday 17 January 2019 for the period until midnight EDT Friday 18 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Friday 18 January Strong Wind Warning for the following areas: Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast Small Craft Alert for the following area: South West Lakes The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EDT Thursday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================

 

Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales

IDN20400 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales Issued at 7:31 am EDT on Tuesday 22 January 2019 for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 23 January 2019. Wind Warnings for Wednesday 23 January Strong Wind Warning for the following area: Eden Coast The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EDT Tuesday. ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================