Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Thu 15:13 EST (3.6m)
Low Thu 21:44 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 03:47 EST (3.6m)
Low Fri 10:09 EST (0.5m)
Tides for LauncestonHigh Thu 16:25 EST (4.7m)
Low Thu 22:57 EST (0.5m)
High Fri 05:01 EST (4.6m)
Low Fri 11:21 EST (0.8m)
forecast windsThursday: SE/SW 10/15 kts
Friday: W 15/25 kts
Saturday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending variable 5/15 knots in the afternoon then northeast to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly up to 1 metre. Friday: Variable 5/15 knots tending west to southwesterly 10/20 knots in the morning then westerly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day, then east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:06 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.