Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSaturday: W 20/30 kts
Sunday: W 30 kts
Monday: NW increasing 25/35 kts
Saturday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending easterly around 1 metre during the afternoon. Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Turning northerly 15/20 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning then increasing to 25/35 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre, tending west to northwesterly 1/2 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Sat 10:10 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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Strong Wind Warning for Far NW Coast, Central N Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Island and Central W Coast
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An evacuation order has been issued for low-lying areas of Condobolin in the central west of New South Wales, as flood peaks in the Lachlan River move downstream.
South Australia Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis has been confronted by angry people at a relief centre in Whyalla, some who have been waiting two days to apply for emergency grants.