Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Wed 09:30 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 15:33 EST (3.6m)
Low Wed 22:01 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 04:00 EST (3.5m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 10:43 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 16:47 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 23:15 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 05:13 EST (4.5m)
forecast windsWednesday: SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: SW 15/25 kts
Friday: SW 10/20 kts
Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, decreasing to 10/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly up to 1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for Lower East, South East and South West Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for remaining waters except Derwent Estuary
View all current warnings
Tasmanian Police are urging drivers to be selective about where they travel today, with snow falling again to about 100 metres in the state's south and 400 metres in the north.
Drought concessional loan scheme to be reopened within days, says Federal Government drought co-ordinator
A new "drought coordinator" working on the border of Victoria and South Australia says the next round of drought concessional loans will be opened within days and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.
Volkswagen Australia has removed all information from its website on the ability of one of its vehicles to cross flooded roads, after concerns from a Queensland MP and the RACQ over the claims.