North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cairns
Tides for Cardwell
forecast windsTuesday: W/NW 30 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 30 kts
Thursday: NW 15/20 kts
Friday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots well offshore south of Innisfail. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots well offshore south of Innisfail early in the morning. Winds turning northerly in the late morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 17:17 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, N
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Hurricane Force Wind: Mackay Coast. Storm Force Wind: Townsville Coast. Gale: G B Reef. Strong Wind Warning: Cairns Coast & Capricornia
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The full devastation brought on by Tropical Cyclone Debbie will not be known until the morning, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned, as the system is further downgraded to a category two.
Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category two system after crossing the north Queensland coast.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category three system, having made landfall along the north Queensland coastline near Airlie Beach earlier this afternoon as a slow-moving category four system.