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.
Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from towns in northern New South Wales and south-east Queensland as "unprecedented" flooding from ex -Tropical Cyclone Debbie continues.
Emergency services are facing 'unprecedented' flood levels on the New South Wales north coast, and sirens have sounded in Lismore, warning residents they must leave immediately.
Residents in and around Beaudesert, south of Brisbane, have been told to evacuate immediately with the Logan River heading to a record flood level.