Central West Marine Weather Overview
|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Tides for BurnieHigh Sat 16:33 EDT (3.5m)
Low Sat 22:58 EDT (0.4m)
High Sun 04:58 EDT (3.6m)
Low Sun 11:26 EDT (0.3m)
forecast windsSaturday: NW 15/25 kts
Sunday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Monday: W/SW 25/30 kts
Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots tending westerly in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Sunday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting westerly in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning, then to 4/5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres.Issued Sat 10:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, WSW
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The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.
Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle
A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.