Cyclone WARNING from Gilbert River Mouth to Cape York. Cyclone WATCH from Karumba to Gilbert River Mouth.
Cyclone WARNING from Lucinda to St Lawrence. Cyclone WATCH from Innisfail and Lucinda.
At 10am EST, TC Gillian (995hPa, category 1) was 200km W of Weipa, moving S at 14km/h. This system should bring heavy rain today, with gales and storm tides likely and destructive winds possible for the Peninsula.
At 10am EST, a tropical low (998hPa) was 355km NE of Townsville and 375km N of Hamilton Island, moving SSW at 9km/h. This system will continue moving SSW, but become near stationery before moving NNW, but there is considerable uncertainty. It may develop into a tropical cyclone on Monday. Gales are a risk between Lucinda and St Lawrence on Monday. Heavy rain will develop from Townsville to St Lawrence from today.
Next advice due by 2pm EST.