Central West Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsThursday: NW 25/40 kts
Friday: W/NW 35 kts
Saturday: NW 15/25 kts
Thursday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 5/6 metres. Friday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the south in the late morning, decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 4/5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 4 metres.Issued Thu 10:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, W
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Nestled in amongst several other islands to the northeast of Cape York Peninsula, including Friday to the west and Wednesday to the northeast, it's easy to overlook the weather of Thursday Island.
A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.