Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Thu 09:55 EST (3.1m)
Low Thu 16:07 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 21:51 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 04:38 EST (0.6m)
Tides for LauncestonHigh Thu 11:03 EST (4.0m)
Low Thu 17:16 EST (1.6m)
High Thu 23:03 EST (4.2m)
Low Fri 05:50 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsThursday: NW 35 kts
Friday: W/SW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/40 kts
Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds turning west to southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds tending west to northwesterly in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 05:03 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
most recent warnings
The owner of a quarry which allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 Grantham flood says a safety bund appeared to be man made and may have been built without his knowledge.
Chilly weather will quickly turn to very warm and windy conditions this weekend over many parts of Australia's interior this weekend.
Rain in southwestern parts of Western Australia has provided some places with the best drink in over a year, but more is yet to come.