Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: SW 15/20 kts
Friday: W 15/20 kts
Saturday: W increasing 30 kts
Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre in the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 30 knots before turning southwesterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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Bad weather continues to hinder the cyclone recovery effort in north Queensland where flooding and fallen trees still block roads, phone lines are down and many homes remain without power.
All south-east Queensland schools will be shut today and businesses asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.
All south-east Queensland schools are closed today and businesses are being advised to shut their doors as the region prepares for a deluge from ex-Cyclone Debbie.