Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSaturday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: SW 10/15 kts
Monday: S 10/15 kts
Saturday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the morning then tending south to southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres near Eddystone Point. Sunday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southerly in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots near Eddystone Point in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E
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- Flinders Is
Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.