Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Sat 16:30 EDT (1.1m)
High Sat 22:24 EDT (2.8m)
Low Sun 04:51 EDT (1.0m)
High Sun 10:54 EDT (2.9m)
forecast windsSaturday: E/NE 20 kts
Sunday: SW 15/20 kts
Monday: S 15/25 kts
Saturday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots near Cape Grim during the day. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres south of King Island. Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres east of King Island. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of King Island.Issued Sat 10:09 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S
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A broad, slow moving trough is currently traversing southeastern parts of the nation and will continue to move east in the coming days.
A well known Queensland stud cattle breeder says years of drought and the changing climate is why his family sold its Queensland property and relocated half their herd to King Island.
Farmers across of Australia have been forced to cut areas of their cereal crops for wheaten hay, despite the product's lack of appeal on international markets.