Northern Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Port Phillip HeadsHigh Tue 02:14 EST (1.6m)
Low Tue 07:56 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 14:54 EST (1.7m)
Low Tue 20:33 EST (0.4m)
Tides for GeelongHigh Tue 05:36 EST (1.0m)
Low Tue 12:15 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 18:27 EST (1.1m)
Low Wed 00:54 EST (0.4m)
forecast windsTuesday: W 35 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts
Thursday: SW 20/30 kts
Monday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the far east. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far east. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres in the far west. Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots tending westerly 15/20 knots before dawn then increasing to 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the far east in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots by the afternoon then gradually decreasing to 10/15 knots by the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres in the far west.Issued Mon 22:33 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, W
most recent warnings
Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.