Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for HobartHigh Fri 08:30 EST (1.1m)
Low Fri 12:24 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 19:25 EST (1.6m)
Low Sat 02:57 EST (0.3m)
forecast windsFriday: W 20/30 kts
Saturday: N 25/35 kts
Sunday: W 30/40 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning north to northwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 25/35 knots shifting westerly early in the morning then tending northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: West to southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots turning westerly 30/40 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
most recent warnings
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.
While northern parts of the country have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures, winter is business as usual in the south.
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.