Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsTuesday: E 10/15 kts
Wednesday: NE 15/25 kts
Thursday: W 20/30 kts
Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming easterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres south of King Island. Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting west to northwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of King Island in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 10/20 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending westerly 2/4 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 10:11 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW
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An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.
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