Capricornia Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Gladstone
forecast windsSaturday: E/SE 25 kts
Sunday: E/SE 30 kts
Monday: E 20/25 kts
Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cape Capricorn during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres north of Cape Capricorn. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/25 knots north of Rundle Island, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cape Capricorn. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore southern waters, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Easterly 20/25 knots. Winds above 34 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 4m.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category five by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.
A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.