Please see below important information from the Harbour Master / PSO Dampier of Pilbara Ports Authority in regards to Port of Dampier, Tropical Low 21U – Update 1.
Good morning All,
Port of Dampier – Tropical low 21U – Update 1
As per latest BOM forecast a tropical low(21U) is currently located west northwest of Darwin.
This weather system is likely to move in a West-South-westerly(WSW) direction and expected to intensify to tropical cyclone strength later tonight or early Saturday morning.
ALERT LEVEL: The Port of Dampier is currently at Cyclone stage 1 - Monitor.
This stage involves monitoring the weather system and assessing its likely path and potential impact on the Port of Dampier.
Date and time of issue: 0800 WST Friday 05th April 2019
Location of system: Approximately 11.6S 128.3E
Forecast motion: SW @ 9kts
Category: below TC intensity
Maximum winds: 30kts (gusting to 45kts)
Range and Bearing 859 nm X NE
HARBOUR MASTER DIRECTIONS:
Vessel Masters shall ensure:
Terminal/berth operators are to ensure that :
The weather forecasts will continue to be monitored with further advice to be issued within the next 24 hours or earlier if there is a substantial change/escalation to the situation.
Harbour Master / PSO – Dampier
1 Mof Road Dampier, WA, Australia.
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