North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsThursday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/NE 10 kts
Saturday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon and 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.