North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsSaturday: S 25 kts
Sunday: S/SW increasing 25/33 kts
Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres outside the reef. Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots offshore, south of Innisfail in the afternoon and evening. Winds tending west to southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 2 metres outside the reef. Outlook Monday: Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SE
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Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.
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.
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.