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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office



Issued at 11:28 am Sunday, 22 February 2015.

Synoptic Situation:
At 9am Sunday, ex-tropical cyclone Marcia was located offshore approximately
130km east of the Gold Coast. It is expected to remain well offshore.

Powerful surf will continue to affect exposed beaches about the Gold and
Sunshine Coasts today and tomorrow, but significant wave heights are no longer
expected to exceed 4 metres.

The strongest winds associated with ex-tropical cyclone Marcia are now located
offshore. Although windy conditions will persist about the southern border
ranges today and tonight, damaging wind gusts over 90 km/h are no longer

The Severe Weather Warning is therefore CANCELLED.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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