Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Sun 14:02 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 20:25 EST (1.3m)
High Mon 02:10 EST (4.4m)
Low Mon 08:51 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsSunday: NW 30/35 kts
Monday: W 25/35 kts
Tuesday: W 25/30 kts
Sunday: Northwesterly 30/35 knots tending west to northwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Monday: Westerly 25/35 knots, shifting southwesterly in the morning then decreasing to 20/30 knots around midday. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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Gale Warning for all coasts except Strong Wind Warning Lower East, Derwent Estuary, Channel & Frederick Henry, Norfolk Bay & Storm bays
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Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.
A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.