Northeast Gulf Marine Weather Overview
forecast windsFriday: S/SE 15/25 kts
Saturday: S/SE 15/25 kts
Sunday: NE/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Weipa in the evening. Tending south to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cullen Point by early evening. Friday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Weipa.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Not available.
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- Horn Island
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
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.
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.