Central West Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsThursday: N/NE 40 kts
Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: W 15/20 kts
North to northeasterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 40 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Winds shifting west to northwesterly 25/30 knots in the middle of the day, then southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres, tending southwesterly 3/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 05:06 EDT
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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Gale Warning for all coastal waters and Southeast Inshore Bays and Channel. Strong Wind Warning for Derwent Estuary
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.