Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: W increasing 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 15/25 kts
Wednesday: Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 1 metre. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10/15 knots before dawn then variable about 10 knots by the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m
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Witnesses saw a man being swept away after his vehicle went into floodwaters near Lismore in far north New South Wales, police say, as a heavy downpour and strong winds hit the state's coast.
After receiving record-breaking rain in June and July, parts of western Queensland have received their best August rain in nearly 20 years.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.