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Sunday: S/SE increasing 35/45 kts
Monday: S/SW 64 kts

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South to southeasterly 25/35 knots, increasing to 35/45 knots in the late afternoon and evening, mostly offshore. Winds above 48 knots possible, well offshore late evening, depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Winds tending southerly 20/25 knots inshore north of Townsville. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Outlook Monday: Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Winds tending south to southwesterly 25/33 knots inshore north of Townsville. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m. Outlook Tuesday: Tropical System Location At 1:0 am EST Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located about 295 nautical miles east northeast of Townsville and 270 nautical miles east northeast of Ayr. Centre located near 17.9S 151.8E. Recent movement has been towards the south southwest at 2 knots. Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.

Issued Sun 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 6.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m

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Sultry Sunday for Adelaide

10:07 EDT

Hot and humid conditions will affect Adelaide through today and into the early hours of Monday.

Cyclone Debbie on track to be category four by landfall on north Queensland coast

09:01 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie remains on track to be a severe category four cyclone when it makes landfall, with the storm forecast to hit between Townsville and Bowen on Tuesday morning.

Cyclone Debbie strengthens to cat 2 on way to probable cat 4 as it continues towards Queensland coast

01:31 EDT

A cyclone off northern Queensland has intensified to a category two and could reach category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.