Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Fri 04:38 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 10:54 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 17:10 EST (1.1m)
High Fri 22:53 EST (3.3m)
forecast windsThursday: SW 20/30 kts
Friday: NW increasing 20/30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/35 kts
Sunday: W 25/35 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots early morning, turning northwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon then increasing to 20/30 knots from late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots tending westerly 25/30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres south of King Island. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres south of King Island. 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 Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S
most recent warnings
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
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.