Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Wed 08:57 EDT (4.2m)
Low Wed 15:17 EDT (1.3m)
High Wed 21:06 EDT (4.1m)
Low Thu 03:36 EDT (1.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Thursday: N/NW 5/15 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning north to northwesterly 5/15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 5/15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.