Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Bowen
Tides for Mackay
forecast windsSaturday: SE 25/33 kts
Sunday: SE increasing 30/40 kts
Saturday: Southeasterly 25/33 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Southeasterly 25/33 knots, increasing to 30/40 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds above 48 knots are possible offshore, depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Outlook Monday: Tropical System Location At 10:0 am EST Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located about 355 nautical miles east of Cairns and 310 nautical miles east northeast of Townsville. Centre located near 17.4S 151.9E. Recent movement has been towards the southwest at 5 knots. Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.Issued Sat 13:06 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the Townsville Coast and Great Barrier Reef Offshore. Strong Wind Warning for the Mackay Coast
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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.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.