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Tides for Launceston

Low Fri 16:53 EDT (1.5m)
High Fri 22:44 EDT (3.8m)
Low Sat 05:13 EDT (1.3m)
High Sat 11:16 EDT (3.8m)

forecast winds

Friday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: S/SE 10 kts
Sunday: NW 10/15 kts


East to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 05:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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07:47 EDT

The former owner of the Grantham quarry is considering his legal options after an inquiry found it did not contribute to the town's deadly 2011 floods.

Grantham floods inquiry: Quarry played 'insignificant' role in disaster, commission rules

19:22 EDT

The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has ruled the Grantham quarry played little role in the deadly 2011 flood and its owners were unjustly blamed.