Weather

Severe Weather Warning

31 March 2017 22:50 EST

Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office


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CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Issued at 10:50 pm Friday, 31 March 2017.

Headline:

Dangerous surf and abnormally high tides no longer expected over Southeast
Queensland.

Synoptic Situation:

At 11pm EST, Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie was located 500 km to the east of the
Gold Coast. It is forecast to slowly move away from the east coast over the next
few days.

Impacts:

Dangerous surf conditions are no longer likely over coastal parts of southeast
Queensland south of Sandy Cape, though rough surf conditions are expected to
remain until next week.

Abnormally high tides are no longer likely about beachfront areas south of Cape
Moreton on the high tides this evening.





Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

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