Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Sat 17:44 EDT (1.5m)
High Sat 23:37 EDT (3.7m)
Low Sun 06:05 EDT (1.5m)
High Sun 12:06 EDT (3.8m)
forecast windsSaturday: E 10 kts
Sunday: W/NW increasing 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: Easterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Northerly about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly before dawn then increasing to 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 10/15 knots shifting southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 10:09 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.