Central Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Bowen
Tides for Mackay
forecast windsWednesday: N/NE locally 45 kts
Thursday: N 25/30 kts
Friday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell up to 7m. Wednesday: Winds north to northeasterly 25/30 knots, possibly reaching up to 45 knots in northern inshore waters during the early morning depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell up to 4m. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 25/30 knots turning northwesterly 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Tropical System Location At 5:0 pm EST Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located about 10 nautical miles west of Proserpine and 30 nautical miles east northeast of Collinsville. Centre located near 20.4S 148.4E. Recent movement has been towards the southwest at 5 knots. West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.Issued Tue 17:17 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m
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Hurricane Force Wind: Mackay Coast. Storm Force Wind: Townsville Coast. Gale: G B Reef. Strong Wind Warning: Cairns Coast & Capricornia
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The full devastation brought on by Tropical Cyclone Debbie will not be known until the morning, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned, as the system is further downgraded to a category two.
Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category two system after crossing the north Queensland coast.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category three system, having made landfall along the north Queensland coastline near Airlie Beach earlier this afternoon as a slow-moving category four system.