Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Wed 07:45 EDT (3.2m)
Low Wed 14:04 EDT (0.9m)
High Wed 19:53 EDT (3.1m)
Low Thu 02:22 EDT (0.7m)
Tides for LauncestonHigh Wed 08:57 EDT (4.2m)
Low Wed 15:17 EDT (1.3m)
High Wed 21:06 EDT (4.1m)
Low Thu 03:36 EDT (1.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Thursday: N/NE 5/15 kts
Friday: NE/SE 10/15 kts
West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable 5/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 5/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.