Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsMonday: NW 40 kts
Tuesday: NW 25/40 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to become 25/35 knots later in the afternoon and reaching up to 40 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Tuesday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots decreasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.Issued Mon 10:03 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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Gale Warning Far NW, Cent N, Upper/Lower E, SE, SW & CW coasts, Banks St/Franklin Sound & E of Flinders Is. Strong Wind remaining waters
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On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.
Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.
For the majority of Australia April was warmer and drier than average.