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forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: Variable 10 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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Weather News

Warm oceans fuelling late end to big wet season

11:01 EST

Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.

Cold and frosty lead-up to the last weekend of April

11:00 EST

Frosty morning temperatures are expected over Victoria and New South Wales on Thursday.

Heavy rain floods train stations, causes traffic delays across Melbourne

10:58 EST

Heavy rain in the Melbourne area has caused traffic problems, and flooded train station underpasses at Blackburn and Burnley, after a wintry blast swept across the state.