Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsThursday: SW 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 15/25 kts
Sunday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 metres south of King Island. Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres south of King Island. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres south of King Island. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S
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The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.