Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: W 25 kts
Saturday: W increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Friday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots before dawn, tending general westerly in the afternoon and reaching up to 25 knots offshore. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
most recent warnings
- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.