Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: N/NW 25/30 kts
Saturday: S 20/30 kts
Sunday: S 20/30 kts
Friday: North to northwesterly 25/30 knots turning west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending southerly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending east to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: Southerly to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. 1st. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres. 2nd. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the evening.Issued Fri 10:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ESE
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Strong Wind Warning Central N Coast, Banks Strait/Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Is, Upper E Coast, Lower E Coast, SE Coast & SW Coast
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Victoria and Tasmania won't have time to recover from damaging winds this morning, with rain threatening to cause flooding across both states in the next 24 hours.
Hundreds of Victorians have been left without power as strong winds batter the state, with gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour recorded at Melbourne airport.
Smoke blanketing Sydney this morning gave a face to a typically invisible phenomenon in our atmosphere, known as a temperature inversion.