Central West Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsFriday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/30 kts
Sunday: SW 10/20 kts
Thursday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 5 metres. Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then west to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots turning west to southwesterly early morning and then easing to southwesterly 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots turning south to southeasterly about 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 5/6 metres, decreasing to 3/4 metres during the afternoon.Issued Thu 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW
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Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: South West Coast and Central West Coast
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Residents in the Whitsundays in central Queensland have been urged not to drink tap water for the next few days due to health risks.
Residents in northern New South Wales have been ordered to evacuate ahead of "unprecedented" flooding, and south-east Queensland has been hit by damaging winds and heavy rain.
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc across Queensland and northern NSW as the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie move south.