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Sunday: S/SW increasing 25/35 kts
Monday: S/SW 64 kts

forecast

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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14:00 EDT

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Cyclone Debbie strengthens as Queensland braces

10:54 EDT

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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.