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Current Warnings
 

National Summary

Troughs over eastern and central QLD are generating showers, heavy for parts of coastal QLD. A cold front crossing TAS, VIC and southern NSW is producing damaging winds, showers and alpine snow. An associated low to the south is directing large surf to the southeast.

State Weather

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National Synoptic

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Capital Cities

NOW MIN MAX
Sydney
 
24.5 13 19

Increasing sunshine

Melbourne
 
12.7 9 17

Cloudy

Brisbane
 
23.0 18 28

Mostly sunny

Perth
 
27.9 14 28

Sunny

Adelaide
 
15.8 9 19

Mostly sunny

Canberra
 
14.8 0 16

Frost then sunny

Hobart
 
8.3 6 16

Windy with showers

Darwin
 
32.1 24 34

Mostly sunny

Weather News

Victoria coastline faces giant waves, dangerous surf as Bells Beach readies for big swells

13:26 EST

Surfers at the Bells Beach tournament are battling a challenging swell as forecasters warn a storm surge on Friday afternoon could bring waves of up to 15 metres in open waters off the Victorian coast.

Hobart news: Senator's choice of One Nation preferences questioned, public land could be up for sale in Glenorchy

12:53 EST

This is the Tasmania Now daily blog, bringing you updates from across the island state and beyond.

Sydney's record late-season warm spell about to end

11:28 EST

Sydney prolonged run of pleasant weather during the last couple of weeks was also the city’s warmest fortnight this late in the season on record, based on consecutive maximum temperatures.

Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 23/04 Wed 24/04 Thu 25/04

36.1°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:
Hottest

39.0°C

Bidyadanga, WA
Avg: Rec:

39.1°C

Mandora, WA
Avg: Rec:

38.7°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

43.3°C

Mardie, WA
Avg: Rec:

-2.5°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:
Coldest

1.0°C

Eyre, WA
Avg: Rec:

1.8°C

Mt Baw Baw, Vic
Avg: Rec:

-2.2°C

Mt Wellington, Tas
Avg: Rec:

-7.3°C

Liawenee, Tas
Avg: Rec:

WSW 94km/h

Wilsons Promontory, Vic
Windiest

75km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

127km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas

133km/h

Maatsuyker Is, Tas
-
no rain last hr Wettest

149.0mm

Mungallala, Qld
Avg: Rec:
- -

124.8mm

Middle Is, Qld
Avg: Rec:

99.2mm

Town of 1770, Qld
Avg: Rec:

99.0mm

Town of 1770, Qld
Avg: Rec:
Australia's Records for April
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.1°C at
Minnipa, SA in 2016
Lowest -5.6°C at
Thredbo Top Station, NSW/ACT in 1978
Highest 32.0°C at
Pannawonica, WA in 1981
Lowest -17.4°C at
Mt Hotham, Vic in 1991
Highest 800.9mm at
Port Douglas, Qld in 1911
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