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Saturday: S 25 kts
Sunday: S/SW increasing 25/33 kts

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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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Weather News

Queensland braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

12:37 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.

Cyclone Debbie could hit north Queensland as category five, Bureau of Meteorology warns

12:09 EDT

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.

Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland as tropical low strengthens: BOM

11:00 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.