Southwest Marine Weather Overview
|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Tides for HobartLow Wed 16:37 EDT (0.6m)
High Wed 22:59 EDT (1.0m)
Low Thu 03:30 EDT (0.8m)
High Thu 10:00 EDT (1.2m)
forecast windsWednesday: N/NW 20 kts
Thursday: NW 30 kts
Friday: NW 15/20 kts
North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning then becoming northwesterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Wed 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, WSW
most recent warnings
- Maatsuyker Is
A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.