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Coastal wind warning

Hurricane Force Wind for Peninsula Coast. Gale Warning for SE & NE Gulf of Carpentaria and Cooktown Coast. Strong Wind for Torres Strait

Tue 08:11 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland
Issued at 8:11 am EST on Tuesday 19 March 2019
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 20 March 2019.

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 19 March
Hurricane Force Wind Warning for the following area:
Peninsula Coast
Gale Warning for the following areas:
South East Gulf of Carpentaria, North East Gulf of Carpentaria and Cooktown
Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Torres Strait

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 20 March
Storm Force Wind Warning for the following areas:
South East Gulf of Carpentaria, North East Gulf of Carpentaria and Peninsula
Coast
Gale Warning for the following area:
Cooktown Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Torres Strait

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 3:50 pm EST Tuesday.

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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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Tropical cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Warning for Orford Ness to Cape Flattery across Cape York Peninsula to Pormpuraaw to Mappoon. Watch for Mapoon to Cape York

Tue 07:37 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: Transmitters serving the area between Cape Grenville and Coen are
requested to USE the Standard Emergency Warning Signal before broadcasting the
following warning.

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 14
Issued at 7:36 am EST on Tuesday 19 March 2019

Headline:
Severe tropical cyclone Trevor continues to intensify and move slowly towards
the Lockhart River area.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: Orford Ness to Cape Flattery, extending across Cape York
Peninsula to Pormpuraaw to Mapoon, including Weipa, Lockhart River, and Coen

Watch zone: Mapoon to Cape York

Cancelled zone: None

Details of Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor at 7:00 am AEST:
Intensity: Category 3, sustained winds near the centre of 150 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 205 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 20 kilometres of 12.9 degrees South 144.4 degrees East,
estimated to be 120 kilometres east of Lockhart River and 270 kilometres east
of Weipa.
Movement: west southwest at 7 kilometres per hour.

Tropical cyclone Trevor continues to intensify as it moves west-southwest
towards the eastern Cape York Peninsula coast. It is expected to cross the
coast to the near south of Lockhart River late this afternoon or early evening.
The cyclone will most likely cross as a high-end category 3 system, but further
intensification to category 4 cannot be ruled out.

Tropical cyclone Trevor will weaken as it crosses the northern Peninsula
tonight and Wednesday, but may remain a category 1 cyclone until it enters the
Gulf of Carpentaria later on Wednesday. It is expected to reintensify in the
Gulf.

Hazards:
GALES, with gusts in excess of 90 km/h, are expected to develop in coastal
areas between Orford Ness and Cape Flattery today as the cyclone approaches.
These GALES are expected to extend inland over the Peninsula tonight and on
Wednesday as the cyclone moves inland.

DESTRUCTIVE WINDS, with gusts in excess of 125 km/h are expected between Cape
Grenville and Coen from this afternoon as the cyclone nears the coast. These
DESTRUCTIVE WINDS will move some way inland with the cyclone tonight.

The VERY DESTRUCTIVE CORE of tropical cyclone Trevor, with extreme gusts up to
220 km/h, will make landfall between Cape Grenville and Coen late this
afternoon or evening, most likely to the near south of Lockhart River.

GALES may develop along the northwestern Peninsula coast between Cape York and
Mapoon during Wednesday if Trevor remains a tropical cyclone and takes a more
northerly track than forecast.

As the cyclone crosses the coast, a STORM TIDE is expected between Lockhart
River and Cape Melville, including Princess Charlotte Bay. Large waves may
produce minor flooding along the foreshore. People living in these areas are
likely to be affected by flooding and should take measures to protect their
property as much as possible and be prepared to help their neighbours.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected on Tuesday and Wednesday's morning high
tides for the far northeast Queensland coast, north of Port Douglas.

HEAVY RAINFALL, which may lead to flash flooding, is forecast to develop across
far north Queensland over the next few days. A Flood Watch has been issued for
catchments north of Cairns to Kowanyama.

Recommended Action:
People between Orford Ness and Cape Flattery and adjacent inland areas
(including Lockhart River and Coen), should complete preparations quickly and
be prepared to shelter in a safe place.

People in western parts of the Cape York Peninsula between Mapoon and
Pormpuraaw (including Weipa) and adjacent inland areas should immediately
commence or continue preparations, especially securing boats and property,
using available daylight hours.

People between Cape York and Mapoon on the northwestern Peninsula should
consider what action they will need to take if the cyclone threat increases,
and listen to the next advice at 11 am AEST Tuesday.

- 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 am AEST Tuesday 19 March.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio Broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 212. The Bureau and the State
Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.

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

Coastal wind warning

Strong Wind Warning for the Perth Coast and Bunbury Geographe Coast for Wednesday. Cancellation for Albany Coast and Esperance Coast

Tue 04:00 WST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia
Issued at 4:00 am WST on Tuesday 19 March 2019
for the period until midnight WST Wednesday 20 March 2019.

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 19 March
Cancellation for the following areas:
Albany Coast and Esperance Coast

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 20 March
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Perth Coast and Bunbury Geographe Coast

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

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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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Flood warning

Initial Flood Watch for catchments north of Cairns to Kowanyama

Mon 12:30 EST
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.

Flood warning

Inland Flood Warning for flooding along the lower Diamantina and the Warburton Rivers

Mon 11:55 CDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia

Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers

For flooding along the lower Diamantina and the Warburton Rivers

Issued at 11:55 am CDT on Monday 18 March 2019
Flood Warning Number: 16

Flood waters are receeding along the lower Diamantina River and flooding
continues through the Goyder Lagoon and the Warburton River. Flood impacts such
as inundation of flood plains, cutting of some roads and impact to graziers are
expected to continue over coming weeks.

For more information on the Diamantina River in Queensland see;
http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/flood/diamantina-river.shtml

Warburton:
The Water level at Poothapoota Waterhole, just downstream of the Goyder Lagoon,
peaked at around 5.7 metres on Tuesday 12 March and is currently at 5.52 metres
and steady.
The water level at Poothapoota is expected to fall very slowly over the next
several days.
Water will continue to flow into Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre over coming weeks.

Flood Safety Advice:
People are advised to keep away from 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 02:00 pm CDT on Thursday 21 March 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina River at Birdsville (DEW), 4.34, Falling, 10:30 AM MON 18/03/19
Warburton River at Poothapoota Waterhole, 5.52, Steady, 10:15 AM MON 18/03/19

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.

Flood warning

Minor Flood Warning for the Lower Diamantina River

Mon 10:21 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River

Issued at 10:21 am EST on Monday 18 March 2019
Flood Warning Number: 38

Minor flood levels are easing at Birdsville.

No significant rainfall has been recorded across the lower Diamantina River
Catchment in the last week and no significant rain is expected in the next few
days.

For more information on the Diamantina/Goyder/Warburton in South Australia see;
http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings/flood/inlandrivers.shtml

Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes:
Minor flood levels will continue to ease along the lower Diamantina River over
the next few days.

The Diamantina River at Birdsville is currently at 4.62 metres (above the minor
level of 4.0 m) and falling. The Diamantina River at Birdsville will remain
above the minor flood level 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 Thursday 21 March 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Roseberth, 4.44, Falling, 06:40 AM MON 18/03/19
Diamantina R at Birdsville, 4.62, Falling, 09:00 AM MON 18/03/19

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.
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