Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Fri 12:03 EST (4.1m)
Low Fri 18:18 EST (1.6m)
High Sat 00:05 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 06:51 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsFriday: NW 25 kts
Saturday: NW 35 kts
Sunday: W/NW 25/35 kts
Westerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots near Eddystone Point in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait in the morning. Winds tending westerly 25/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres near Eddystone Point. Swell: Northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres near Eddystone Point. Swell: West to northwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Fri 05:03 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the SW Coast & CW Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Far NW Coast, CN Coast, E of Flinders Is, U/L East Coast & SE Coast
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
Weather forecasters are predicting snowy conditions across Tasmania over the weekend with the chance of snow falling in Hobart on Monday.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told 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.