Gippsland Lakes Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Lakes EntranceHigh Thu 19:49 EST (0.8m)
Low Fri 02:36 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 08:36 EST (0.7m)
Low Fri 14:08 EST (0.3m)
forecast windsThursday: N increasing 15/25 kts
Friday: W change 20 kts
Saturday: W 15/20 kts
Sunday: NW increasing 10/15 kts
Northerly 10/15 knots freshening to 15/25 knots late this afternoon and evening. Outlook Friday: Westerly change around 20 knots first thing in the morning then winds easing to 10/15 knots around dawn and becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the afternoon.Issued Thu 10:13 EST
Seas: Not available.
Swell: Not available.
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Gale Warning for Port Phillip, Western Port & West, Central, Central Gippsland & East Gippsland coasts
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The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.