Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre
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TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 3
Issued at 2:43 am WST on Wednesday 23 January 2019
Cyclone Watch is current for the northwest Kimberley coast for a developing
Warning zone: None.
Watch zone: Kuri Bay to Beagle Bay, not including Derby.
Cancelled zone: None.
Details of Tropical Low at 2:00 am AWST :
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 45 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 110 kilometres of 12.7 degrees South 124.1 degrees East,
estimated to be 330 kilometres west northwest of Kalumburu and 315 kilometres
north of Kuri Bay.
Movement: southwest at 22 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 moves slower
than forecast and take a more southerly track, closer to the coast, gales may
develop along the northwest Kimberley coast.
GALES with gusts to 100 kilometres per hour are not expected for the remainder
of Wednesday but may develop during Thursday afternoon and evening between Kuri
Bay and Beagle Bay, not including Derby, if the system moves closer to the
Squally thunderstorms are expected. Locally heavy rainfall is possible.
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.
The next advice will be issued by 9:00 am AWST Wednesday 23 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:
Broome (17.9551°S, 122.2415°E, 24m AMSL) Broome,WA set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the far north, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm with gusty winds. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 40.
Forecast for Broome (17.9551°S, 122.2415°E, 24m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 28° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° 27° Maximum 35° 34° 33° 31° 31° 34° 34° Chance of rain 70% 60% 70% 60% 70% 80% 50% Likely amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 8
Wind direction SW W ESE ENE E ENE NE NNE NNE N NW NW WNW WNW Relative humidity 69% 65% 67% 58% 68% 61% 70% 65% 73% 69% 73% 70% 71% 72% Dew point 26°C 27°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Broome (17.9551°S, 122.2415°E, 24m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 5:09am WST 5:33am WST 6:33pm WST 6:56pm WST 8:32pm WST 7:25am WST Waning gibbous Last quarter Jan 28 New moon Feb 05 First quarter Feb 13 Full moon Feb 20
Temperature in 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 35 34 33 31 31 34 34
Rain in 7 days
Rain in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 10 5 5 10 10 20 5