Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: S 10/15 kts
Friday: W increasing 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 15/25 kts
Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, reaching 1/1.5 metres offshore. Friday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, reaching 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 10:07 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.
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.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.