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Tides for Hobart

High Sun 10:17 EST (1.2m)
Low Sun 15:10 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 21:20 EST (1.5m)
Low Mon 04:36 EST (0.4m)

forecast winds

Sunday: W 25/30 kts
Monday: W/SW 40 kts
Tuesday: NW 20/30 kts


North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots in the early afternoon then tending northwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, reaching 2/3 metres offshore in the south. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/35 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 40 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres, reaching 3/5 metres offshore in the south. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres.

Issued Sun 05:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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Weather News

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

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Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.