Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: W 25 kts
Saturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 05:02 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
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.
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.