Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Fri 17:10 EST (1.1m)
High Fri 22:53 EST (3.3m)
Low Sat 05:39 EST (0.5m)
High Sat 11:53 EST (3.3m)
forecast windsFriday: NW 35 kts
Saturday: NW 25/35 kts
Sunday: W 25/35 kts
Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly 20/25 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots south of King Island in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres later in the evening. Saturday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots, tending westerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, WSW
most recent warnings
Gale Warning Far NW, SW & Central W Coasts. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere except inshore and inland waters
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A low pressure system which has drenched Perth, the South West and parts of the Wheatbelt has farmers rejoicing.
Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.
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.