Point Samson is located 1,579 km north of Perth, in the Pilbara region. Find out about the facilities at Johns Creek Boat Harbour, as well as coastal, tide and wave data.
Plan your Point Samson boating trip
|Karratha Dampier boating guide||Kb|
|Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Karratha forecast|
|Cyclone community information sheet: Point Samson (Johns Creek) (2021/2022)||Kb|
|BOM: Check the weather before you go out on the water|
Point Samson maritime facilities features
Maritime facilities: Schedule of fees and charges (2022/2023)
For information regarding fees and charges to be applied from 1 July 2022, please refer to the documents below:
The 'Maritime facilities: Schedule of marine fees and charges' document contains fees and vessel accommodation information on numerous DoT managed facilities, including the following;
- Ferry licence fees.
- Fuel wharfage fees.
- General notes.
- Jetty and mooring area licence fees.
- Statewide fees.
Cape Lambert historical tide data
Historical tide data
The table below shows the dates and times during which tide data was collected for Cape Lambert.
Time is presented according to the 24-hour clock.
|Start year||Start date||Start time||End year||End date||End time|
|1983||8 September||10:15||1985||16 September||11:15|
|1985||16 September||11:30||1987||21 April||09:15|
|1987||30 April||12:00||1987||30 November||13:00|
|1987||30 November||13:15||1988||22 August||09:30|
|1988||15 December||11:30||1988||31 December||23:45|
|1989||1 January||00:00||1989||23 April||21:15|
|1990||1 January||00:00||1990||31 December||23:45|
|1991||1 January||00:00||1991||31 December||23:45|
|1992||1 January||00:00||1992||31 December||23:45|
|1993||1 January||00:00||1993||20 February||14:00|
|1993||20 February||20:15||1993||7 August||14:30|
|1993||7 October||11:30||1993||27 November||13:00|
Tide predictions and resources
Find out about annual tide predictions at various locations along Western Australia's coast. All data provided is subject to DoT's disclaimer, conditions of use and copyright policy.
Bureau of Meteorology resources
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) offers a range of tide related information:
|Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Interactive tide map|
|Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Sea temperature and currents|
|Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): Sea temperature analysis|
|Bureau of Meteorology (BOM): The wind across Australia|
About the weather and wave information on this page
All information is provided to the public subject to the Department of Transport's disclaimer, privacy, copyright and conditions of use policy.
Weather information is gathered from the Bureau of Meteorology website.
The wave climate at any location can be, and usually is, a combination of sea and swell and is often referred to as the total wave.
The graphs provide information on sea waves and swell waves. They are updated as near to real-time as possible.
The near real-time wave data is downloaded from recording sites and graphics created for the web using software developed by Tremarfon Pty Ltd.