Western Bass Strait Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsFriday: W 15/20 kts
Saturday: NW 15/25 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Fri 05:10 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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The 2016 snow season has reached a new peak depth this week according to measurements taken today.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
A friend of a man feared drowned in floodwaters near Kyogle has told of "helplessly watching" the 72-year-old as he clung to a tree before being swept downstream.