North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsFriday: S 10/15 kts
Saturday: S 25 kts
Sunday: S/SW 34 kts
Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Saturday: 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: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots in the evening. 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 Fri 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE
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Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Townsville Coast and Mackay Coast Cancellation for the Following Area: Cairns Coast
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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 three cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.
Sydney is having its wettest March in 33 years after yet another showery night.