Saturday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore during the evening. Sunday: Winds up to 40 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 4m. Weather: Heavy rain and the chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Monday: Above 48 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell up to 4m. Weather: Heavy rain south of Cape Bowling Green. Isolated thunderstorms. Outlook Tuesday: Tropical System Location At 4:0 pm EST a Tropical Low was located about 265 nautical miles northeast of Townsville and 280 nautical miles north of Hamilton Island. Centre located near 15.7S 149.5E. Recent movement has been towards the northwest at 3 knots. South to southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly 1/2 metres. Weather: Heavy rain inshore. Isolated thunderstorms.Issued Sat 18:20 EST
14:55 EDT Tropical lows in the Gulf of Carpentaria and Coral Sea could intensify into tropical cyclones tomorrow morning before possibly making landfall on Monday morning.