Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Minor Flood Warning for the Swan River
Issued at 10:51 am WST on Thursday 16 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 17
Minor flooding is expected to continue in the Swan River during Thursday into
Friday as flood waters move downstream.
Swan River upstream of Walyunga:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Swan River upstream of Walyunga.
The Swan River at Walyunga is currently at 3.64 metres and rising. The Swan
River at Walyunga is expected to remain around the minor flood level (3.50 m)
Swan River downstream of Walyunga:
Minor flooding is easing along the Swan River downstream of Walyunga.
River levels are expected to recede slowly in the lower Swan River during
Thursday into Friday. Unusual currents and fast flowing water may be hazardous
to river users.
The Swan River at Meadow Street Bridge (Guildford) is currently at 1.08 m and
falling slowly. The river is expected to remain below the minor flood level
(2.00 m), fluctuating with the tide during Thursday into Friday.
The Swan River at Barrack Street Jetty is currently at 0.79 metres and steady.
The river is expected to remain below the minor flood level (1.60 m) during
Thursday into Friday.
Flood Safety Advice:
DFES advises people and communities to be aware that flooding is possible and
be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock. Watch water levels. Travellers
need to be aware that road conditions may be adversely affected and travel
plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive into water of unknown depth and
Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am WST on Friday 17 February 2017.
Latest River Heights:
Brockman River at Tanamerah, 0.56, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Brockman River at Yalliawirra, 0.30, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Wooroloo Brook at Karls Ranch, 0.36, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Swan River at Walyunga, 3.64, Rising, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Ellen Brook at Railway Parade, 0.18, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Darkin River at Pine Plantation, -0.15, Steady, 12:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Helene River at Poison Lease, 0.05, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Helena Brook at Trew Road, -0.09, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Jane Brook at National Park, 0.04, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Swan River at Meadow Street Bridge, 1.08, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 16/02/17
Barrack Street Jetty, 0.84, Rising, 10:45 AM THU 16/02/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.
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