Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: NW 25/35 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts
Thursday: NW 25/30 kts
Tuesday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots, turning westerly around midday. Winds reaching up to 40 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning northwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots tending northerly during the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.Issued Tue 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W
most recent warnings
Gale Warning Far NW, CN, Upper E, Lower E, SE, SW & CW coasts, Banks Strait/Franklin Sound & E of Flinders Is. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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The roaring forties are whipping up a monster swell in the Great Australian Bight, lashing Victoria and Tasmania.
Ferry services to South Australia's Kangaroo Island have been cancelled for the rest of the day and SES volunteers have been kept busy due to severe weather conditions across the state.
High winds with gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour are hitting Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria as part of a deep cold front moving across the state.