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Marine Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Advice for System 1

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this
warning.

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TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 58
Issued at 2:59 am EST on Wednesday 29 March 2017

Headline:
Debbie downgraded to a tropical low. Severe Weather Warning replaces Tropical
Cyclone Advice.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None.

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: Bowen to St Lawrence, including Mackay and the Whitsunday
Islands, and extending inland to Mount Coolon and Moranbah.

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie at 3:00 am AEST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 45 kilometres of 20.9 degrees South 147.2 degrees East,
estimated to be 155 kilometres west southwest of Proserpine and 80 kilometres
west southwest of Collinsville.
Movement: west southwest at 14 kilometres per hour.

The central circulation of Debbie has weakened below tropical cyclone strength.
Impacts due to heavy rain, damaging wind gusts, and abnormally high tides are
still expected across a broad area; see Severe Weather Warnings for details.

Hazards:
See Severe Weather Warnings for details.

Recommended Action:
See Severe Weather Warnings for details.

Next Advice:
No further Tropical Cyclone Advices will be issued for this system.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio Broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 212. The Bureau and the State
Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone
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