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forecast winds

Thursday: S/SE 10 kts
Friday: S/SE 10 kts
Saturday: E/SE 10 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 08:44 EST

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

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Weather News

Cattle prepare for simulated heatwave for Queensland study into their welfare, performance

10:49 EDT

Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

10:15 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.

Severe winds lash Mudgee, causing mass power outage, damage to cars and buildings

08:09 EDT

Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.