Southwest Marine Weather Overview
|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
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: NW increasing 30/40 kts
Saturday: NW 30/40 kts
Sunday: NW 30/40 kts
Thursday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres. Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning northwesterly in the morning then increasing to 30/40 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots tending westerly 25/35 knots early in the morning. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 6/7 metres.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
most recent warnings
- Maatsuyker Is
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.