Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: W 35 kts
Wednesday: W 35 kts
Thursday: NW 25/30 kts
Friday: N/NW 25/30 kts
Tuesday: Westerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait late in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres about Banks Strait late. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres about Banks Strait. Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait early in the morning. Winds tending northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots turning northerly in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 25/30 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the evening. Swell: Around 1 metre.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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Gale Warning Far NW, Central N, SE & SW coasts, E of Flinders Is., Banks St. Strong Wind Warning Storm Bay, Up/Lower E/CW Coasts
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A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.
Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.