Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: W/NW 20/25 kts
Saturday: SW 25 kts
Sunday: W 10/15 kts
Friday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots turning south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late morning then tending west to southwesterly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning westerly in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon. Inshore afternoon seabreezes. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:13 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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Gale Warning Banks Strait & Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Is & Upper East Coast. Strong Wind for Far NW, Central North & Lower East
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Severe weather will spread over parts of eastern Australia today after a wild night in the nation's south.
Pineapple farmers on the Sunshine Coast are concerned their fruit will burn and become unsaleable as a heatwave in south east Queensland reaches its peak today.
About 33,000 properties are without power in South Australia, with Adelaide being the hardest hit, after a storm front crossed the state last night.