Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MARCIA-15
in Australia
Current Green alert for wind impact. 20 Feb 2015 06 UTC
Off-shore

Current storm status

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Up to 92000 people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: 90 thousand
Maximum windspeed: 204 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
1
green
2/18/2015 Tropical storm 64 km/h (40 mph) no people no people -16.5, 155.9
2
green
2/18/2015 12:00:00 PM Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) no people no people -18, 154.6
3
green
2/19/2015 Tropical storm 93 km/h (58 mph) 1400 people no people -19.9, 152
4
green
2/19/2015 6:00:00 AM Category 2 167 km/h (104 mph) 7100 people 1700 people -20.6, 150.8
5
green
2/19/2015 6:00:00 PM Category 3 204 km/h (127 mph) 150000 people 87000 people -21.7, 150.5
6
green
2/20/2015 6:00:00 AM Category 1 138 km/h (86 mph) 150000 people 7600 people -23.8, 150.6
6
green
2/20/2015 6:00:00 PM Tropical storm 101 km/h (63 mph) 200000 people no people -25.4, 151.4
6
green
2/21/2015 6:00:00 AM Tropical storm 64 km/h (40 mph) 1.5 million people no people -26.9, 152.7
6
green
2/21/2015 6:00:00 PM Tropical depression 56 km/h (35 mph) no people no people -28.1, 154.2
6
green
2/22/2015 6:00:00 AM Tropical depression 56 km/h (35 mph) no people no people -28.6, 155.5
Actual track of the current bulletin
The alert for forecast greater than 3 days is limited to Orange level.

Wind

Up to 92000 people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above.

Affected provinces

Country Region Province Population
Australia Queensland 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population
Rockhampton Queensland Australia Major city 64000 people
Yeppoon Queensland Australia City 10000 people
Mt Morgan Queensland Australia City -

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Rockhampton ROK 10 Civ. Paved Yes 6400
Monto MNQ 231 Civ. Paved No 3000

Ports

Name LOCODE Country
Rockhampton AUROK Coral Sea Islands
Port Clinton Coral Sea Islands

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Cania Three Moon Creek 1982

StormSurge

The maximum Storm surge height is  2.1m in Port Alma, Australia. This height is estimated for 20 Feb 2015 07:00:00.

Locations affected by Storm surge (82 locations). Calculation based on advisory number 5 of 19 Feb 2015 18:00:00. (Simulation using 0.5 minute resolution)

Date Name Country Alert Storm surge height (m)
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Port Alma Australia  2.1m
20 Feb 2015 05:00:00 Emu Park Australia  1.4m
20 Feb 2015 05:00:00 Yeppoon Australia  1.4m
20 Feb 2015 04:00:00 Keppel Sands Australia  1.3m
20 Feb 2015 04:00:00 Farnborough Australia  1.0m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Parsons Point Australia  0.7m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Southend Australia  0.6m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Beecher Australia  0.5m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Gladstone Australia  0.5m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Toolooa Australia  0.5m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Benaraby Australia  0.5m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Boyne Island Australia  0.5m
20 Feb 2015 06:00:00 Targinie Australia  0.4m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Etowri Australia  0.4m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Nindaroo Australia  0.4m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Bucasia Australia  0.4m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Eimeo Australia  0.4m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Andergrove Australia  0.4m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Blacks Beach Australia  0.4m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Te Kowai Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Carmila Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Slade Point Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Amhurst Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 North Mackay Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Cremorne Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Glenella Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Mackay Australia  0.3m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Bustard Head Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Hay Point Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Bakers Creek Australia  0.3m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Rosella Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Chelona Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Alligator Creek Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 07:00:00 Seventeen Seventy Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Flaggy Rock Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Moore Park Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Fairymead Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Port Bundaberg Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Maroochydore Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Mooloolaba Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 17:00:00 Banana Pocket Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 17:00:00 Lethebrook Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 17:00:00 Midgeton Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 16:00:00 Seaforth Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 16:00:00 Cannonvale Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 16:00:00 Airlie Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 16:00:00 The Grange Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 16:00:00 Buxton Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 16:00:00 Woodgate Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 16:00:00 Burrum Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 16:00:00 Traviston Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 12:00:00 Bellara Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 12:00:00 Bongaree Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 18:00:00 Yumbabullo Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Burnett Heads Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 18:00:00 Inveroona Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 18:00:00 Queens Beach Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 18:00:00 Bowen Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Elliott Heads Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Coolum Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Coolum Beach Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Bribie Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Caloundra Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Taffy Islet Australia  0.2m
20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Pemberton Australia  0.2m
21 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Noosaville Australia  0.2m
19 Feb 2015 17:00:00 Merinda Australia  0.1m
19 Feb 2015 17:00:00 Delta Australia  0.1m
19 Feb 2015 17:00:00 Bootooloo Australia  0.1m
20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Bargara Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 13:00:00 Bulwer Australia  0.1m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Elalie Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 12:00:00 Woorim Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 14:00:00 Cowan Cowan Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 14:00:00 Tangalooma Australia  0.1m
19 Feb 2015 19:00:00 Alva Australia  0.1m
19 Feb 2015 15:00:00 Clairview Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Tewantin Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 09:00:00 Noosa Heads Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Bribie View Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Donnybrook Australia  0.1m
21 Feb 2015 11:00:00 Toorbul Australia  0.1m

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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