Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip Heads
Tides for Geelong
forecast windsThursday: E increasing 20/30 kts
Friday: S/SW change 30 kts
Saturday: SW 15/20 kts
South to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly around midday and gradually increasing to 20/30 knots by late afternoon and tending northeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots, 30 knots in the far east, becoming variable to 15 knots by dawn. Winds then tending northwesterly and increasing to 20/30 knots during the morning ahead of a 25/30 knots south to southwesterly change around midday. Wind easing to 20/25 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. 1st. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 05:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.