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Monday: S/SW 64 kts
Tuesday: N/NE 64 kts

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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: Above 64 knots expected due to Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Winds becoming north to northeasterly 25/33 knots during the evening. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m. Outlook Wednesday: Tropical System Location At 1:0 am EST Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located about 220 nautical miles east northeast of Townsville and 160 nautical miles northeast of Bowen. Centre located near 18.5S 150.6E. Recent movement has been towards the west southwest at 3 knots. Northerly 25/30 knots. Winds up to 40 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 4m.

Issued Mon 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 8.0m
Swell: Up to 8.0m

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Cyclone Debbie forces evacuations in north Queensland communities ahead of tidal surge

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Cyclone Debbie strengthens as Queensland braces

10:54 EDT

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