Lower East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for HobartHigh Wed 09:26 EDT (1.2m)
Low Wed 16:37 EDT (0.6m)
High Wed 22:59 EDT (1.0m)
Low Thu 03:30 EDT (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 30 kts
Thursday: N 15/25 kts
Friday: S 10/15 kts
Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly in the morning then becoming northerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots near Maria Island in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, tending west to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SSW
most recent warnings
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.
The Queensland Rural Fire Service says fires on parts of the state's coast will burn hotter and faster this season due to the ongoing dry.