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Tides

Tides for Burnie

Low Fri 17:10 EST (1.1m)
High Fri 22:53 EST (3.3m)
Low Sat 05:39 EST (0.5m)
High Sat 11:53 EST (3.3m)

Tides for Launceston

High Fri 12:03 EST (4.1m)
Low Fri 18:18 EST (1.6m)
High Sat 00:05 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 06:51 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Friday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 35 kts
Sunday: W/NW 25/35 kts

forecast

Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly 20/25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the morning. Winds tending westerly in the late morning. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.

Issued Fri 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W

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Weather News

Cold snap could see snow fall as low as sea level in Hobart on Monday

08:39 EST

Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.

Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

07:17 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.

Storm warning for parts of southern WA extended to Perth metropolitan area

23:34 EST

An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.