Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: N 35 kts
Friday: W 30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the early afternoon. Winds tending northwesterly later in the afternoon then westerly in the late evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the day. Winds turning south to southwesterly during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then tending southeast to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore.Issued Thu 10:16 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, NE
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for all coastal waters and Southeast Inshore bays. Strong Wind Warning for Derwent Estuary
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.