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.
The South Australian town of Port Wakefield is the next focus for emergency services as flood peaks continue to move through the river systems after days of wild weather.
Flood warnings are likely to stay in place across Tasmania for several days as rainfall continues, but the worst of the weather has passed, the weather bureau says.
Parts of New South Wales have been warned to prepare for wild weather overnight as a low-pressure system from Tasmania gets set to batter northern parts of the state.