Cyclone advice is current for residents from Kuri Bay to Broome in the Kimberley.
People in the Kimberley need to prepare their home and family for a possible cyclone, with the development of a tropical low off the WA coast.
This includes people in Kuri Bay, Derby, Beagle Bay, Cockatoo Island, Cape Leveque and surrounding areas.
People in coastal areas from Broome to De Grey should be aware that a cyclone watch has been declared.
A cyclone watch has been declared for the coastal areas from Broome to De Grey.
At 8am a tropical low was estimated to be 295km north north-west of Cape Leveque and 465km north of Broome and moving southwest at 6km/h parallel to the coast.
A tropical low lies well to the north of Broome and is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone on Saturday. The system is expected to move south-west roughly parallel to the coast in the next few days.
Gales with gusts to 100km/h may develop on the coast between Kuri Bay and Broome during Saturday and then extend further south-west to De Grey by Sunday morning.
Community alerts will be issued by DFES if the cyclone comes closer.