Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for MaroochydoreHigh Fri 07:35 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 13:37 EST (0.1m)
High Fri 20:14 EST (2.0m)
Low Sat 02:39 EST (0.2m)
Tides for Gold CoastHigh Fri 07:51 EST (1.2m)
Low Fri 13:35 EST (0.0m)
High Fri 20:25 EST (1.8m)
Low Sat 02:46 EST (0.0m)
forecast windsFriday: Variable 10 kts
Saturday: E 10 kts
Sunday: N increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
most recent warnings
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.