South East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Portland
Tides for Victor Harbor
forecast windsTuesday: NW increasing 20/25 kts
Wednesday: NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: SW 15/20 kts
Westerly 15/20 knots, turning northwesterly during the morning and increasing to 20/25 knots south of Port MacDonnell. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Port MacDonnell. Swell: West to southwesterly around 4 metres increasing to 5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 20/25 knots around midday. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots around midday. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 6/7 metres, decreasing to 5 metres during the evening.Issued Tue 05:33 CDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW
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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.