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26 March, 2019

Weather Advisory - Australia - Tropical Cyclone Veronica off Port Hedland

Dear Valued Customer,    

Please see below important information from the Harbour Master of Pilbara Ports Authority, Port Hedland in regards to Port of Port Hedland – EX TC Veronica – Stage 5, Re-Open Port.


Good morning, 

Ex - Tropical Cyclone Veronica is now well clear of the Port of Port Hedland. Post an assessment of the inner harbour and channel infrastructure and with the abatement of weather conditions, the Port has been re-opened as of 0900 / 26 March.

A plan has been implemented to re-populate the berths and anchorages in a staged manner over the next 24 hours. 

For reporting purposes, the official port closure and opening times are as follows:

  • Port closed – 1230 LT / 22 March
  • Port re-opened –  0900 LT / 26 March
  • Total port closure – 92.5 hours

Myron Fernandes 
Harbour Master - Port Hedland 
The Esplanade Port Hedland, WA, Australia.  |