Western Australia Tropical Cyclone Track Map

Western Australia tropical cyclone Track Map

Tropical Low 08U & 10U

At 8am AWST, Tropical Low 08U was estimated to be 375km north northwest of Broome and 630km north northeast of Port Hedland.

GALES may develop near the coast between Whim Creek and Broome. Destructive winds with gusts to 140km/h may develop overnight Friday or early Saturday as the system nears the coast.

Heavy rainfall may develop along the west Kimberley coast during Thursday afternoon and evening, before extending to coastal areas of the Pilbara east of Port Hedland during Friday morning.

At 9:30am CCT, Tropical Low 10U was estimated to be 75km ESE of Cocos Island. It is expected to pass close to Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and should develop into a cyclone.

Damaging winds with gusts to 100km/h is expected to continue today and tonight, potentially increasing to 120km/h as the system passes.

Heavy rainfall is expected over Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Issued Thursday 15:00 AEDT

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