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Old 30-01-2011, 23:26   #1
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Tropical Cyclone Yasi to Hit Queensland Coast

This is potentially the most destructive cyclone to be in Queensland waters for decades covering a massive area of wp to 1000klm.

A category 4 as predicted will wreck plenty of vessels including those in the various marina’s here. Not sure where I would head to avoid as the watch currently covers the area from Cooktown to Yeppoon.
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Old 30-01-2011, 23:30   #2
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yes this was my comment in the slam dunk post,antony but look whats behind it!!!!!!

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Atoll, you had it on the money unfortuately. I am currently land based in Mackay and am concerned for my house as I am currently boatless.

Part of the concern is that its projected landfall coincides with king tides making a tidal surge a real possibility.

Last nights landfall of Anthony was one of those cyclones you hope you get it it cannot be avoided. Small, mot very powerfull and very limited in its scope unlike Yasi.
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Good luck guys that looks nasty, we'll all be thinking of you tonight.
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hope fully it will track a bit north of cairns,and hit the more sparsely populated areas of qld..........
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Did not need that.

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Did not need that.

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You should see it on a 42 inch monitor
Even scarier
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Nightmare stuff.

If you are currently in Brisbane best place to be - not up here.
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Man. that thing is the size of QLD. The whole frikkin state! Let hope they are dumping damn water from tweed to cooktown.

At least the High water is only 2.86 at 8pm on wed (which is around the time its expected to start to get harsh. The earlier tide would have been worse at 3.56 on wed am. So, yes it will be on a high, but the lower of the two either side- if that makes sense.

One thing I have noticed is that it has hardly intesified yet. Lets just hope those little lines of pressure stay as far away from each other as possible.
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Yasi may be heading northish.

Current track puts crossing between Cairns & Innisfail.
Willis island will get a hammering.
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geeez--i think i am glad the pic didnt load--is scary enough without overdramatization... there is a fellow leaky teaky over there in cairns--i hope they and their leaky teaky are fine and ok and hide gooood... yipes.... gooodluck everyone- please be safe!!
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Lots and lots of line out on your boats, find high ground and bunkerdown.
We survived Katrina at ground zero...(the boat did too!!!) and I'm sure you will too. Hang on it is a wild ride. I hope to never have to experience one of those again.

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