Northeast Gulf Marine Weather Overview
forecast windsThursday: SE/SW 10/15 kts
Friday: S 25 kts
Saturday: S/SE 15/25 kts
Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Weipa during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Not available.
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A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.