Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Maroochydore
Tides for Gold Coast
forecast windsTuesday: E 20 kts
Wednesday: NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: NE 15/20 kts
Monday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Maroochydore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Maroochydore. 1st. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. 2nd. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Maroochydore early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots turning northerly during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, N
most recent warnings
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) could be out of action for several weeks.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.