Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSaturday: W/NW 10/20 kts
Sunday: N/NE 15/25 kts
Monday: W 20/30 kts
West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 10/20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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Temperatures will remain above 40 degrees Celsius in parts of central and southern Queensland until at least Wednesday next week, the Bureau of Meterology (BOM) warns.
Hot weather can take a serious toll on our health.
The sort of temperatures that see roads melt and cold taps flowing with boiling water are set to scorch Sydney and northern New South Wales over the next few days with the weather bureau officially forecasting a rare "extreme heatwave".