MarineBusiness-World.com
 
 
News Home FishingBoating Photo Gallery Australian Cruising Sail-World Australia
Sail-World.com : Cyclone Warning- Port Douglas to Mackay
Cyclone Warning- Port Douglas to Mackay


'Cyclone Dylan projected path'    Bureau of Meteorology
Cyclone warning: Emergency preparations are continuing in north Queensland as a potential cyclone, currently a deepening low pressure system approaches the coast.

The system, which will be named Tropical Cyclone Dylan if it continues to develop, is expected to make landfall just north of Townsville on Friday.

There is a cyclone warning for coastal and island communities from Port Douglas to Mackay, with a cyclone watch extending to St Lawrence.

The cyclone threat comes amid king tides that are expected to reach 4.1 metres on Friday, with authorities warning of dangerous storm surges.

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 7 - Issued at 1:27 pm EST on Wednesday 29 January 2014

A Cyclone WARNING remains current for coastal and island communities from Port Douglas to Mackay

A Cyclone WATCH remains current for coastal and island communities from Mackay to St Lawrence, extending inland through the eastern interior north of Clermont.

At 1:00 pm EST a Tropical Low was estimated to be 545 kilometres east of Cairns and 545 kilometres northeast of Townsville and moving south southwest at 11 kilometres per hour towards the coast.

The tropical low is expected to move in a general southwestwards direction over the next couple of days and may develop further as it approaches the Queensland east coast.

A strong ridge of high pressure extends through the Coral Sea to the south of the tropical low. The two systems are currently combining to generate GALES at times along much of the east coast between Port Douglas and Mackay. Winds are expected to increase further with DAMAGING WIND GUSTS to 120km/hr developing about the coast from this evening and extending inland during Thursday and Friday.

Heavy rain, which may lead to flash flooding, is expected to develop about coastal and adjacent inland areas of the North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, Herbert and Lower Burdekin and the Central Coast and Whitsundays districts from tonight and should continue into Thursday.

Coastal residents between Port Douglas and Hamilton Island are specifically warned of the dangerous storm tide as the developing tropical low approaches the coast, particularly on the high tide on Thursday and Friday.

The sea is likely to rise steadily up to a level well above the normal tide, with damaging waves and flooding of some low-lying areas close to the shoreline. People living in areas likely to be affected by this flooding should take measures to protect their property as much as possible and be prepared to follow instructions regarding
evacuation of the area if advised to do so by the authorities.

As the developing tropical low approaches the coast, a storm tide is expected between Hamilton Island and St Lawrence, particularly on the high tide on Thursday and Friday. Large waves may produce minor flooding along the
foreshore. People living in areas likely to be affected by this flooding should take measures to protect their property as much as possible and be prepared to help their neighbours.

A separate Severe Weather Warning is current for remaining coastal and island communities from Cooktown to Port Douglas and from St Lawrence to Gladstone.

This afternoon the CEO of Pantaneius Marine Insurance James McPhail said ' This is a critical area of Queensland coastline. We have already emailed all our clients between Port Douglas and Mackay in the area reminding them them of their need to secure their vessels.'


Details of Tropical Low at 1:00 pm EST:
.Centre located near...... 16.2 degrees South 150.8 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 110 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... towards the south southwest at 11 kilometres per hour
.Wind gusts near centre... 85 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ below cyclone intensity
.Central pressure......... 993 hectoPascals


The next advice will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Wednesday 29 January.


by Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.marinebusiness-world.com/index.cfm?nid=118802

4:54 AM Wed 29 Jan 2014GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

21 Dec 2013  Is it WoM or some other virus with Pantaenius Insurance?
10 Jun 2013  Healing powers of sailing - The most important part is the journey
02 Apr 2013  More question and answer time with marine insurance giant, Pantaenius
09 Jan 2013  Marine insurance giant Pantaenius - shaking the Australian market
03 Nov 2012  So just who is Pantaenius, then? (Part II)
25 Oct 2012  So just who is Pantaenius, then? (Part I)
22 Oct 2012  PANTAENIUS Sail & Motor Yacht Insurance opens office in Australia






Marine Business News







Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad talks Time and Money (Part II) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,
















Yamaha inspires students to succeed by Yamaha Motor Australia,






Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part I) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,






Swan celebrates sales success *Feature by Jeni Bone,








Stealth i14 out of China by Neil Patchett,






















Volvo Team Vestas Wind skipper Nico says: 'We can win' - Part II *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,


Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas Wind skipper - One Design is key *Feature
2014 National 4x4 Outdoors Show: Popularity of caravanning and camping
2015 Sydney Inte'l Boat Show - Boating Industry commences planning
Volvo Ocean Race - Danish entry confirmed as Team Vestas Wind
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 12 2014 - NZ Credit Card dead
Pacific Boating membership offers hassle-free boating *Feature
Marine15 expands trade, networking and B2B opportunities *Feature
2014 Auckland on the Water Boatshow - Huge prize packs up for grabs
Fire causes million dollar damage on HMAS Bundaberg
4X4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo wows water lovers
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 9 2014 - RBA confirms low rates
2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Last minute accommodation options
Sydney Int'l Boat Show - Stellar results for Multihull Solutions
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 8 2014 - Oz jobless jumps
NSW Environment Minister awards 'Fish Friendly' Marina Accreditations
PSP Southampton Boat Show - Don't miss the most exciting show ever
Doyle Sailmakers delivers sails to 60m Perini Navi Sloop Perseus 3
METS - New look and feel for SuperYacht Pavilion
Aurora to ship Riviera’s World Premiere to Fort Lauderdale
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 7 2014 - NZ UnEmployment drops   
Extreme Sailing Series and GAC Pindar extend logistics contract   
Elaine Fowler, RPAYC's first female life member elected   
Chief Executive Officer sought for Yachting Australia   
Refurbished Protector project 'better than buying new'   
Explore Australia Expo to return to Melbourne Showgrounds in 2015   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 6, 2014 - Jawboning hits NZD   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - High-Diver Steve Black is back   
4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing and Boating Expo - Campfire cooking corner   
Serenity Marina offers a yacht sanctuary in southern China   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: August 5, 2014 - Equity markets jump   
Loads in store from the RYA at the PSP Southampton Boat Show   
Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s Jack Gale training centre born   
See the heat with FLIR ONE *Feature   
John Temple to retire, Will Sangster appointed General Manager   
Multihull Central launches Aquila range at SIBS *Feature   
Dredging link to WA coral disease   
Cannes Yachting Festival - Come see the 55 meter Ocean Paradise   
Sun shines on recreational boating at Sydney International Boat Show   
Phuket Yacht Show: new kid on the block taking on PIMEX? *Feature   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW MBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT