Perth Local Marine Weather Overview
Tides for SwanbourneLow Sat 05:52 WST (0.6m)
High Sat 14:15 WST (0.9m)
Low Sun 05:55 WST (0.6m)
High Sun 14:53 WST (0.9m)
forecast windsFriday: S 25/30 kts
Saturday: S/SE increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: SW 25/30 kts
Monday: E/SE 15/25 kts
Friday: Southerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southerly 20/30 knots tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots before dawn then increasing to 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots tending southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late afternoon then tending south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 15/25 knots tending southerly 15/20 knots during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 15/20 knots tending southerly about 10 knots during the day then becoming southerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 22:00 WST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW
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Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.
Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle
A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.
Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.