Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSunday: SE/NE 10 kts
Monday: W 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W 20/30 kts
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to northeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 10/20 knots shifting northwesterly 15/20 knots early afternoon then westerly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, and to 1.5/2.5 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for South West Coast and Central West Coast. Strong Wind Warning Elsewhere on Monday
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
Cyclone Debbie strengthens to cat 2 on way to probable cat 4 as it continues towards Queensland coast
A cyclone off northern Queensland has intensified to a category two and could reach category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.