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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Sun 18:55 EST (1.2m)
High Mon 00:48 EST (4.4m)
Low Mon 07:29 EST (0.8m)
High Mon 13:33 EST (4.4m)

forecast winds

Sunday: S increasing 20/30 kts
Monday: S 15/25 kts
Tuesday: W 10/15 kts

forecast

Sunday: Southerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Sun 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SE

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Weather News

A thundery finish to winter for Queensland

12:26 EST

Severe thunderstorms sparked up just to the west of Lochington yesterday late morning, tearing through many parts of southeast Queensland into late last night.

Snowfalls hit Tassie again

16:10 EST

A very cold airmass coupled with vigorous a low pressure system caused snow to fall to low levels in Tasmania last night and into this morning, leading to road delays and closures.

Shoalhaven oyster farmers face hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses as floods wash away salinity

13:36 EST

Oyster farms flooded in this week's downpour at Greenwell Point on the New South Wales south coast could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of oysters.