Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsSaturday: SE increasing 25/33 kts
Sunday: S increasing 33/40 kts
Southeasterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots during the afternoon and evening mostly offshore. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 25/33 knots, increasing to 33/40 knots in southern offshore waters. Winds above 48 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Outlook Monday: Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.Issued Sat 00:03 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E
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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 four 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.