Marine Weather Warnings - Coastal Wind Warning 3
Coastal Waters Wind Warning
For Torres Strait to Cooktown.
Issued at 2:45 pm EST on Sunday 5 May 2013
A high [1029 hPa] over the Great Australian Bight is moving slowly east and
extends a ridge along the east Queensland coast.
CANCELLED Strong Wind Warning
Torres Strait to Cooktown
Winds are no longer expected to exceed 25 knots.
Please be aware
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
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