Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: NW/NE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Thursday: W/NW 25/30 kts
Northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the middle of the day then east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots turning west to northwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.