Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Fri 10:54 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 17:10 EST (1.1m)
High Fri 22:53 EST (3.3m)
Low Sat 05:39 EST (0.5m)
Tides for LauncestonHigh Fri 12:03 EST (4.1m)
Low Fri 18:18 EST (1.6m)
High Sat 00:05 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 06:51 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsFriday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 35 kts
Sunday: W/NW 25/35 kts
Westerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly 20/25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the morning. Winds tending westerly in the morning. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 05:03 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the SW Coast & CW Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Far NW Coast, CN Coast, E of Flinders Is, U/L East Coast & SE Coast
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Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.