Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsMonday: W 10/15 kts
Tuesday: W 30 kts
Wednesday: W 15/20 kts
Thursday: W/NW 25/35 kts
Monday: Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly 25/35 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Banks Strait and Franklin Sound and East of Flinders Island
View all current warnings
- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.