Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsWednesday: Sea breeze 15 kts
Thursday: SW 10/15 kts
Friday: SW 10 kts
Southwesterly 10/15 knots and afternoon inshore seabreezes at around 15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far west. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres increasing to 2 metres in the west.Issued Wed 05:22 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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Wet weather sees Mount Todd gold mine owned by Vista Gold discharging contaminated water into Edith River
A gold mine north of Katherine has started deliberately discharging contaminated water into a river due to the heavy rainfall in the area.
Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.
The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.