Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Cardwell
Tides for Townsville
forecast windsSunday: S/SW increasing 25/35 kts
Monday: S/SW 64 kts
Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots inshore, increasing to 25/35 knots in the late afternoon and evening, mostly offshore. Winds above 48 knots possible, well offshore in the late evening, depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. 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 10:0 am EST Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located about 270 nautical miles east northeast of Townsville and 215 nautical miles east northeast of Bowen. Centre located near 18.1S 151.4E. Recent movement has been towards the southwest at 3 knots. Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.Issued Sun 12:48 EST
Seas: Up to 6.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m
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Hurricane Force Warning GBR Offshore. Storm Force Warning TSV & MKY Coasts. Gale Warning Capri Coast. Strong Wind Warning CNS Coast
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Evacuations have been ordered in coastal towns and communities of the Whitsundays council area in north Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down, with authorities warning of damaging tidal surges.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie continues to strengthen over the Coral Sea as Queensland residents prepare for destructive weather in the days ahead.
Hot and humid conditions will affect Adelaide through today and into the early hours of Monday.