Gulf Waters Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsTuesday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 15/20 kts
West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southwest to southeasterly about 10 knots north of Port Neill to Port Victoria. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots reaching 15/20 knots south of Cowell to Wallaroo, turning southwesterly 20/30 knots during the afternoon, decreasing to 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.Issued Tue 05:33 CDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W
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Strong Wind Warning for the Far West Coast, South Central Coast, Spencer Gulf and Lower South East Coast
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Cyclone Debbie is just hours away from making landfall in north Queensland, possibly as a category five system, where winds are already hitting buildings "like a freight train".
Evacuation centres are designed to be a safe place to wait out a cyclone â?? not be a home away from home.
Cyclone Debbie is maintaining its intensity as it moves towards the Queensland coast, with meteorologists predicting it will make landfall about 1pm.