Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsMonday: W 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W 15/25 kts
Wednesday: NW 20/30 kts
Monday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning west to southwesterly 20/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore.Issued Mon 10:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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Victoria is being hit with strong winds as the weather bureau warns of gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour and possible thunderstorms.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the northern Queensland coast.