Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 00:32 EST (1.0m)
High Wed 06:36 EST (4.1m)
Low Wed 12:49 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 18:40 EST (4.3m)
forecast windsTuesday: S 25 kts
Wednesday: S 15/20 kts
Thursday: S/SE 10 kts
Friday: W increasing 10/15 kts
Tuesday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southerly 15/20 knots tending southwesterly 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 17:21 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for East of Flinders Island. Cancellation for Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, Upper East Coast and Lower East Coast
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.
Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.
The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.