Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsWednesday: NE 10/20 kts
Thursday: NE increasing 25/35 kts
Friday: W/NW 15/20 kts
West to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming northerly about 10 knots in the late afternoon then tending northeasterly 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. 1st. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/35 knots in the afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Wild weather is expected to hit South Australia over the next couple of days, with gale-force winds due to reach the west coast from about midday.
Forbes has been declared a natural disaster zone after the region was hit by flooding over the weekend.
Storm-force winds forecast to hit South Australia this week will be the strongest the state has had in more than 50 years, the weather bureau has warned.