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.
Cold snap across the nation reminds Australians we do have a winter.
Almost three weeks after the devastating floods in north-west Tasmania, there is still no road access for the small community of Lorinna.
Brisbane has shivered through its coldest morning of the year with temperatures dropping to below zero in parts of southern Queensland.