Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSaturday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: Variable 10 kts
Monday: W 20/30 kts
East to northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting westerly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre offshore.Issued Sat 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m
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A tropical low off the north Queensland coast is tracking towards Townsville and could cross the coast as a category four cyclone early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is warning.
A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall somewhere between Cairns and Townsville early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
Cyclone preparation comes second nature to many north Queenslanders.