Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Wed 06:36 EST (4.1m)
Low Wed 12:49 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 18:40 EST (4.3m)
Low Thu 01:15 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsWednesday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Thursday: S/SE increasing 10/15 kts
Friday: W increasing 10/15 kts
South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.