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Willis Island (Coral Sea, Australia)

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Region
Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

Local Time
2019-09-21 21:18

min: 75 °F (24 °C) / max: 76 °F (25 °C) 76°F
24.2°C
Wind: 111°/ 9.9 m/s  Gust: 11.2 m/sWind: 111°/ 9.9 m/s  Gust: 11.2 m/sFresh breeze
9.9 m/s
Min / Max Temperature76 °F / 25 °C
75 °F / 24 °C

Willis Island is the only permanently inhabited island in Coral Sea Islands (external territory of Australia), located in Coral Sea and beyond Great Barrier Reef. The island is approx 450 km (280 ml) east of Cairns (Queensland Australia). It is the southernmost of the three Willis Isles.

Willis Island (Australia, Coral Sea)

The island has length 500 m (1600 ft), with 150 m (490 ft), land area 7,7 hectares (19 acres) and highest elevation 9 m (30 ft) above sea level. Here is based an Australian meteo station staffed with 4 personnel. The weather monitoring station was opened in 1921 and has radio transmitter to provide cyclone warning service.

In February 2011, the eye of Cyclone Yasi moved over Willis Island as Category 5 storm. Station's staff was evacuated a day early. The wind reached speeds of 185 kph (115 mph). The cyclone was so strong that even altered the shape of the island and cleared much of its vegetation.

Port Willis Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Willis Island, Coral Sea, Australia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
4 September, 2019
Wednesday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise linePacific Aria08:0009:00
12 September, 2019
Thursday
P&O Cruises Cruises cruise linePacific Dawn09:0010:00
24 September, 2019
Tuesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineMajestic Princess10:0011:00
25 September, 2019
Wednesday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Spirit
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