Southwest Marine Weather Overview
|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Tides for HobartHigh Thu 18:32 EST (1.6m)
Low Fri 02:08 EST (0.4m)
High Fri 08:30 EST (1.1m)
Low Fri 12:24 EST (0.9m)
forecast windsThursday: NW 30/40 kts
Friday: NW 30/40 kts
Saturday: NW 30/40 kts
Sunday: NW 30/40 kts
Thursday: Northwesterly 30/40 knots turning west to southwesterly 25/35 knots in early evening. Seas: 3/5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 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 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the Banks St/Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Island, Far NW, Central N, Upper/Lower E, SE, SW and Central W Coasts
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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.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.