Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Hobart
forecast windsThursday: N 30 kts
Friday: W/NW 35 kts
Saturday: NW 15/20 kts
Thursday: Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore and in the east. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres offshore. Friday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore.Issued Thu 10:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, WSW
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Nestled in amongst several other islands to the northeast of Cape York Peninsula, including Friday to the west and Wednesday to the northeast, it's easy to overlook the weather of Thursday Island.
A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.