Marine Weather Warnings - Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning
Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland
Issued at 10:00 am EST on Wednesday 7 October 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 8 October 2015.
Wind Warnings for Wednesday 7 October
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Gold Coast Waters
Wind Warnings for Thursday 8 October
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Peninsula Coast, Cooktown Coast, Townsville Coast, Mackay Coast and Capricornia
The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 3:50 pm EST Wednesday.
Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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