Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Wed 08:57 EDT (4.2m)
Low Wed 15:17 EDT (1.3m)
High Wed 21:06 EDT (4.1m)
Low Thu 03:36 EDT (1.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending southwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then shifting northerly 5/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly early then northerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Tue 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S
most recent warnings
Cooler weather conditions have slowed a bushfire burning through bushland on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
It is the last day of a heat spell that has baked New South Wales, and like cinema choc-tops, records continue to melt.
Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.