Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Hobart
forecast windsThursday: SW 25/35 kts
Friday: SW 35 kts
Saturday: SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: Northeasterly 25/30 knots, rotating clockwise around a low from late after at 15/25 knots, then shifting southwesterly later in the evening at 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, abating for a period in the late afternoon and early evening. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Friday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots early in the morning. Seas: 3/5 metres. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore.Issued Thu 10:16 EDT
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, NE
most recent warnings
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.