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Saturday: S 25 kts
Sunday: SW increasing 20/30 kts

forecast

Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the morning. Winds above 34 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 4m. Outlook Monday: Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.

Issued Sat 00:03 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE

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01:43 EDT

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.

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14:34 EDT

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