Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: NW/NE 35 kts
Friday: NW/NE 15/25 kts
Saturday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore. Thursday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the late evening. Reaching up to 35 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, tending northeasterly 2/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the early morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Wed 22:16 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, NE
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Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
South Australia and its 1.677 million residents were left without power on Wednesday evening following severe storms.
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.