Lower East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Hobart
forecast windsThursday: SW 25 kts
Friday: W 20 kts
Saturday: W 15/20 kts
Sunday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots near Tasman Island in the evening. Turning westerly in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres. Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly 10/15 knots in the afternoon, and northwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SSW
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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.
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