Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Thu 16:07 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 21:51 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 04:38 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 10:54 EST (3.2m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Thu 17:16 EST (1.6m)
High Thu 23:03 EST (4.2m)
Low Fri 05:50 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 12:03 EST (4.1m)
forecast windsThursday: NW 25/35 kts
Friday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/40 kts
Thursday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots turning northwesterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: ##.Issued Thu 14:04 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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Gale Warning for the all TAS waters except Strong Wind Warning for Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay & Channel
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The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
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.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.