Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for HobartLow Sat 04:15 EST (0.3m)
High Sat 11:00 EST (1.1m)
Low Sat 15:09 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 21:28 EST (1.5m)
forecast windsSaturday: W 35 kts
Sunday: W 20/30 kts
Monday: E 15/20 kts
Friday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres. Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres. Outlook Monday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres.Issued Fri 22:01 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW
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Agriculture white paper: Drought relief, dams key focus of Coalition's blueprint for rural Australia
More money for dams, extra drought relief and measures to boost the returns to farmers from sales at home and abroad are part of the Federal Government's long-awaited blueprint for agriculture.
Following a strong cold front which swept over southeastern parts of the nation yesterday, cool air settled under clear skies over parts of the sunshine state.
The Federal Government's White Paper on the Competitiveness of Australia's agriculture sector, to be released on the weekend, will drive long-term agricultural policies.