Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Wed 13:26 EDT (3.0m)
Low Wed 19:54 EDT (0.8m)
High Thu 02:00 EDT (3.0m)
Low Thu 08:18 EDT (1.0m)
Tides for LauncestonHigh Wed 14:37 EDT (3.9m)
Low Wed 21:06 EDT (1.2m)
High Thu 03:15 EDT (3.9m)
Low Thu 09:31 EDT (1.5m)
forecast windsWednesday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: W increasing 15/20 kts
Wednesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:04 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.