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Coastal wind warning

Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

Tue 22:00 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland
Issued at 10:00 pm EST on Tuesday 11 December 2018
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 11 December
Gale Warning for the following area:
South East Gulf of Carpentaria
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
North East Gulf of Carpentaria

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 12 December
Storm Force Wind Warning for the following area:
South East Gulf of Carpentaria
Gale Warning for the following area:
North East Gulf of Carpentaria

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

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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.
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Severe thunderstorm advice

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for WA

Tue 19:52 WST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for DAMAGING, LOCALLY DESTRUCTIVE WINDS, HEAVY RAINFALL and LARGE HAILSTONES

For people in Eucla and parts of Goldfields districts.

Issued at 7:52 pm Tuesday, 11 December 2018.

Severe thunderstorms over southeastern parts of WA.

Weather situation: At 7:45pm satellite imagery showed a very active area of thunderstorms extending from the eastern Goldfields to the South Australian border, moving eastwards.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging, locally destructive winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Cocklebiddy, Eucla, Eyre, Forrest, Rawlinna and Zanthus.

Forrest recorded a wind gust of 130 kilometres per hour at 4:37pm WST and then received 30.6 millimetres of rainfall in 40 minutes.

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 10:55 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.

Severe thunderstorm advice

for People in Parts of West Coast and North West Pastoral Districts

Tue 22:08 CDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS and LARGE HAILSTONES

For people in parts of West Coast and North West Pastoral districts.

Issued at 10:08 pm Tuesday, 11 December 2018.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h and possible large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Maralinga, Oak Valley, Cook, Nullarbor and Tarcoola.

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 1:10 am Wednesday.

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.

Coastal wind warning

Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Far West Coast, Upper West Coast, Lower West Coast, Central Coast and South Central Coast

Tue 22:01 CDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia
Issued at 10:01 pm CDT on Tuesday 11 December 2018
for the period until midnight CDT Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 12 December
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Far West Coast, Upper West Coast, Lower West Coast, Central Coast and South
Central Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am CDT Wednesday.

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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.
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Coastal wind warning

Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tue 22:00 EDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 11 December 2018
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 12 December
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Far
North West Coast, Lower East Coast and South East Coast

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

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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.
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Coastal wind warning

Strong Wind Warning for the Following Area: East Gippsland Coast

Tue 22:00 EDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria
Issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 11 December 2018
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 12 December
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
East Gippsland Coast

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

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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.
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Coastal wind warning

Gale Warning for the Following Area: Roper Groote Coast Storm Force Wind Warning for the Following Area: Roper Groote Coast

Tue 20:22 CST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for the Northern Territory
Issued at 8:22 pm CST on Tuesday 11 December 2018
for the period until midnight CST Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 11 December
Gale Warning for the following area:
Roper Groote Coast

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 12 December
Storm Force Wind Warning for the following area:
Roper Groote Coast

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

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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.
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Tropical cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Warning for Cape Shield in the NT, to Burketown in Qld, including Groote Eylandt and Mornington Island

Tue 19:48 CST
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 9
Issued at 7:44 pm ACST [8:14 pm AEST] on Tuesday 11 December 2018


Headline:
Tropical Cyclone Owen has re-developed into a category 1 system in the southern
Gulf of Carpentaria and is forecast to intensify further.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Cape Shield in the Northern Territory, to Burketown in
Queensland, including Groote Eylandt and Mornington Island.

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: None.

Details of Tropical Cyclone Owen at 6:30 pm ACST [7:00 pm AEST]:
Intensity: Category 1, sustained winds near the centre of 65 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 95 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 20 kilometres of 15.1 degrees South 139.0 degrees East,
estimated to be 175 kilometres north of Mornington Island and 310 kilometres
east northeast of Borroloola.
Movement: west northwest at 10 kilometres per hour.

Tropical Cyclone Owen is located north northwest of Mornington Island. It is
expected to continue moving steadily westwards during the rest of this evening.
During Wednesday or Thursday, the tropical cyclone is expected to slow down and
then move to the east towards the Queensland coast. It may reach category 3
intensity by Thursday if conditions remain favourable. A coastal crossing along
the southeast Gulf of Carpentaria coast during Friday is most likely.

Hazards:
GALES with gusts up to 110 kilometres per hour may develop between Cape Shield
and the NT/Qld Border, including Groote Eylandt, on Wednesday. GALES may extend
to Burketown, including Mornington Island, if the system follows a more
southerly track.

HEAVY RAINFALL may develop about the islands and coastal areas of the western
and southern Gulf of Carpentaria.

Recommended Action:
The Territory Controller advises residents from Cape Shield to NT/Queensland
border, including Groote Eylandt to:
-Be ready for a cyclone and wet/windy conditions;
-Finalise your home shelter preparations;
-Do not move to public shelters until advised by local authorities.

Further advice on cyclone emergencies in the Northern Territory 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.

People between the Queensland/NT border and Burketown should take precautions
and listen to the next advice at 11:30 pm EST.
- 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 State Emergency Service (SES) on
132 500 (for assistance with storm damage, rising flood water, fallen trees on
buildings or roof damage).

Next Advice:
The next advice will be issued by 11:00 pm ACST Tuesday 11 December [11:30 pm
AEST Tuesday 11 December].

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

Coastal wind warning

Strong Wind Warning for Ningaloo Coast, Gascoyne Coast, Pilbara Coast West, Geraldton Coast and Eucla Coast

Tue 16:48 WST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia
Issued at 4:48 pm WST on Tuesday 11 December 2018
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 11 December
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Ningaloo Coast and Gascoyne Coast

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 12 December
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast, Gascoyne Coast, Geraldton Coast and Eucla
Coast

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

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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.
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Severe thunderstorm advice

Cancellation of Severe Thunderstorm Warning for South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and ACT

Tue 18:33 EDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

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Cancellation Severe Thunderstorm Warning
For people in South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory Forecast Districts.

Issued at 6:33 pm Tuesday, 11 December 2018.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.


Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

Fire weather warning

Fire Weather Warning for West Pilbara Coast and South Interior fire weather districts

Tue 15:20 WST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the West Pilbara Coast and South Interior fire weather districts.

Issued at 3:20 pm WST on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

Weather Situation
A trough extends from the Pilbara towards the North Interior. Hot conditions
through the Interior will combine with a moderate to fresh southerly surge in
the afternoon. Hot conditions combining with a fresh and gusty afternoon sea
breeze about the west Pilbara Coast will result in elevated fire danger indices.

For Wednesday 12 December:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
West Pilbara Coast and South Interior

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 Wednesday.

Downy Mildew Advice for Mount Lofty Ranges, Mid North, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East

Tue 16:53 CDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Downy Mildew Advice
for the Mount Lofty Ranges, Mid North, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East
and Lower South East forecast districts.

Issued at 4:53 pm CDT on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

Horticulturalists and viticulturalists in the Mount Lofty Ranges, Riverland,
Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East forecast districts and parts
of the Mid North forecast district are advised that conditions developing
during Thursday and continuing through to Saturday are conducive to an outbreak
of downy mildew.

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm CDT Tuesday.

Sheep graziers warning

Sheep Graziers Warning for Mount Lofty Ranges, Mid North, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East

Tue 16:48 CDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Mount Lofty Ranges, Mid North, Riverland, Murraylands, Upper South East
and Lower South East forecast districts.

Issued at 4:48 pm CDT on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and southerly winds
are expected to develop during Thursday and continue into Friday. There is a
risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm CDT Tuesday.

Flood warning

Minor Flood Warning for the Murray River

Tue 15:58 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Murray River and Flood Warning for the Tully River

Issued at 8:43 am EST on Tuesday 11 December 2018
Flood Warning Number: 3

River levels rises are occurring along the Murray River with minor flooding
possible Tuesday evening.

Rainfall totals of 160-490 mm have been recorded in the Tully and Murray River
catchments since 9:00am Sunday. Showers and storms are forecast to continue
over the next few days.

Tully River:
No further flooding is expected along the Tully River.

The Tully River at Euramo peaked near the minor flood level Monday evening and
is currently at 4.68 metres and falling. River levels at Euramo are expected to
remain below the minor flood level (6.00 m).

Murray River:
River level rises are occurring along the Murray River at Murray Flats.

The Murray River at Murray Flats is currently at 6.10 metres and rising. River
levels at Murray Flats may reach the minor flood level (7.00 m) Tuesday evening.

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 Tuesday 11 December 2018.

Latest River Heights:
Tully R at Tully Gorge TM, 1.30, Steady, 07:00 AM TUE 11/12/18
Tully R at Euramo Alert, 4.68, Falling, 07:46 AM TUE 11/12/18
Murray R at Upper Murray TM, 4.02, Steady, 07:19 AM TUE 11/12/18
Murray R at Murray Flats Alert, 6.10, Rising, 07:39 AM TUE 11/12/18
Clump Point Tide Alert, 1.84, Rising, 07:34 AM TUE 11/12/18
Cardwell Tide Alert, 1.99, Rising, 07:57 AM TUE 11/12/18

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

Flood Watch for the Gulf of Carpentaria and south Cape York Peninsula catchments

Tue 12:04 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the
specified catchments.

Flood Watch for the Gulf of Carpentaria and south Cape York Peninsula catchments

Issued at 12:04 pm EST on Tuesday 11 December 2018
Flood Watch Number: 4

River level rises are likely across the Flood Watch area this week particularly
in coastal areas.

Ex-tropical cyclone Owen is expected to reintensify in the next 24 hours
bringing heavy rainfall to coastal areas along the southern Cape York Peninsula
and the Gulf of Carpentaria catchments.

Catchments across the southern Cape York Peninsula have received significant
rainfall in the last 24 hours with the Gulf catchments remaining relatively dry
to this point.

Heavy rainfall is expected across the Flood Watch area for at least the next 24
to 48 hours depending on the path of ex-tropical cyclone Owen. The focus of the
heaviest rainfall will then follow the path of ex-tropical cyclone Owen later
this week.

Heavy rainfall may also lead to local flooding.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue along the North Tropical
Coast during Tuesday but this isn't expected to cause any significant issues.
The situation will be closely monitored and Flood Warnings will be issued if
required.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Settlement Creek

Nicholson River

Leichhardt River

Lower Flinders River

Norman River

Gilbert River

Coleman and Edward Rivers

Mitchell River

Staaten River

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Daintree River,
Barron River, Johnstone River, Herbert 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 Wednesday 12 December
2018.

Fire weather warning

Fire Weather Warning for West Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Gascoyne Inland and South Interior for the rest of today

Tue 03:15 WST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Fire Weather Warning
for the West Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Gascoyne Inland and South
Interior fire weather districts.

Issued at 3:15 am WST on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

Weather Situation
Very hot conditions with strong easterly winds during the morning through the
Interior. Hot and dry conditions through the Gascoyne and Western Pilbara will
also see fresh and gusty southwesterlies through inland parts and fresh sea
breezes about the coastal parts.

For the rest of Tuesday 11 December:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire weather districts:
West Pilbara Coast, Ashburton Inland, Gascoyne Inland and South Interior

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.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
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