Eastern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Eden
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forecast windsMonday: N/NE 35 kts
Tuesday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Wednesday: NW/NE 15/20 kts
North to northeasterly 20/30 knots, reaching 35 knots in the east. Winds shifting west to southwesterly 25/35 knots in the late afternoon, easing to 15/25 knots at night. Squalls to 45 knots possible with the change and with thunderstorms. Seas: 2/3 metres. 1st. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots, 15/20 knots in the far east, tending northwesterly 10/15 knots throughout during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the far east till evening. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. 2nd. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 10:04 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NE
most recent warnings
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As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.
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