Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSaturday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Sunday: S 15/25 kts
Monday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: S/SW 10 kts
Saturday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres. Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE
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Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.