Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsWednesday: Sea breeze 15 kts
Thursday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Friday: SW 10 kts
West to southwesterly about 10 knots and afternoon inshore seabreezes to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres.Issued Wed 05:22 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, 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.