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Monday: S/SE locally 35 kts
Tuesday: E/NE 64 kts


Monday: South to southeasterly 25/35 knots south of Mackay, possibly reaching up to 35 knots at times. Winds north of Mackay 30/40 knots, reaching 50 knots at times, mostly offshore. Winds above 64 knots possible in the far north depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m. Tuesday: Above 64 knots possible north of Sarina, depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Winds tending east to northeasterly 30/40 knots south of Sarina. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m. Outlook Wednesday: Tropical System Location At 10:0 am EST Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located about 205 nautical miles east of Townsville and 135 nautical miles east northeast of Bowen. Centre located near 19.1S 150.4E. Recent movement has been towards the south southwest at 4 knots. Northeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Hamilton Island. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 12:09 EST

Seas: Up to 8.0m
Swell: Up to 8.0m

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