Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Sun 07:52 EST (0.7m)
High Sun 14:02 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 20:25 EST (1.3m)
High Mon 02:10 EST (4.4m)
forecast windsSunday: W/NW 35 kts
Monday: W 25/35 kts
Tuesday: W 25/30 kts
Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 25/35 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
most recent warnings
- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.
A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.
Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.