Derwent Estuary Marine Weather Overview
Tides for HobartHigh Thu 18:32 EST (1.6m)
Low Fri 02:08 EST (0.4m)
High Fri 08:30 EST (1.1m)
Low Fri 12:24 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsThursday: NW 20/25 kts
Friday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Saturday: NW 15/20 kts
Sunday: NW 15/25 kts
Thursday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Friday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Thu 14:07 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Not available.
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The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.