Great Barrier Reef Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Gladstone
forecast windsTuesday: E/NE 48 kts
Wednesday: N/NE increasing 20/30 kts
Thursday: N 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Above 48 knots expected in far northern waters in the late morning and early afternoon due to Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie. East to northeasterly 25/30 knots south of Creal Reef, increasing to 35/45 knots north of Creal Reef. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Wednesday: Northeasterly 20/30 knots tending north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres north of Creal Reef. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 10:37 EST
Seas: Up to 6.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m
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As Cyclone Debbie begins to batter north Queensland, keep track of wind gusts at eight key weather stations throughout the day.
Cyclone Debbie's eye wall reaches the North Queensland coast, bringing with it the system's strongest winds and heaviest rainfall.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.