Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsMonday: W/SW 20 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 20 kts
Wednesday: N increasing 20/30 kts
Thursday: W 20/30 kts
Monday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning and 2/3 metres late evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 10/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Mon 16:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.