Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: NE 35 kts
Friday: N/NE 30 kts
Saturday: NE/SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: N 15/25 kts
Thursday: Northeasterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots inshore in the evening. Tending easterly in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Friday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Turning west to northwesterly before dawn then tending north to northwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending east to northeasterly around 1 metre later in the evening. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending northerly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Thu 19:13 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, NE
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Gale Warning for E of Flinders Island & Upper E Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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Victoria has been spared the brunt of the wild weather lashing parts of South Australia.
Adelaide "may just get spared the worst of the weather" tonight but destructive winds are forecast to lash Kangaroo Island, Yorke Peninsula and South Australia's mid north.
Western Australia has responded to a request from South Australia for replacement transmission towers, after more than 20 were destroyed.