Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsWednesday: NW 30 kts
Thursday: W 20/30 kts
Friday: W 15/20 kts
Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the evening. Winds tending westerly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots before dawn then shifting southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming westerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for South West Coast. Strong Wind Warning for South East Coast and Central West Coast
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Cyclone Debbie downgraded to category one system after Collinsville hit by first-ever category two storm
The full devastation brought on by Tropical Cyclone Debbie will not be known until Wednesday morning, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned.
Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category one system after crossing the north Queensland coast.
Panicked residents in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie have relayed their experiences to the ABC as torrential rain and wind gusts pummel the region.