Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Hobart
forecast windsFriday: NE 15/20 kts
Saturday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Sunday: NE 10/15 kts
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Fri 05:04 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.
It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.
A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.