Southeast Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for MaroochydoreHigh Thu 19:31 EST (2.0m)
Low Fri 01:56 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 07:35 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 13:37 EST (0.1m)
Tides for Gold CoastHigh Thu 19:42 EST (1.7m)
Low Fri 02:02 EST (0.1m)
High Fri 07:51 EST (1.2m)
Low Fri 13:35 EST (0.0m)
forecast windsThursday: Variable 10 kts
Friday: Variable 10 kts
Saturday: E 10 kts
Sunday: N 10/15 kts
Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to Western Australia's Mid West, Gascoyne and Goldfields today, with residents warned to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.