Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsLow Wed 07:35 EDT (0.6m)
High Wed 13:48 EDT (1.4m)
Low Wed 19:48 EDT (0.4m)
High Thu 02:28 EDT (1.5m)
Tides for GeelongLow Wed 11:41 EDT (0.4m)
High Wed 17:19 EDT (0.9m)
Low Wed 23:49 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 06:04 EDT (1.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: NE/E 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 15/25 kts
Friday: W 10/15 kts
Northeast to easterly winds 10/15 knots and afternoon inshore seabreezes at similar strength. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the far west. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/25 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the far west. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far west.Issued Wed 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.
The Queensland Rural Fire Service says fires on parts of the state's coast will burn hotter and faster this season due to the ongoing dry.