Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow 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 windsFriday: 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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The last few nights have brought a spectacular light show to Tasmania, southern Victoria and New Zealand, with the potential for more to come over the next few weeks.
Grantham floods inquiry: Denis Wagner considers legal options after report finds quarry impact 'insignificant'
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.
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.