Australian Marine Weather Warning Summary
|Thu 16:05 EST||NSW/ACT||Gale Warning for Batemans & Eden Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Waters, Byron, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney & Illawarra Coasts|
|Thu 18:00 EST||Qld||Strong Wind Warning for the Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters|
|Thu 16:32 CST||SA||Strong Wind Warning for all SA waters on Friday|
|Thu 16:05 EST||Tas||Gale Warning for East of Flinders Island. Strong Wind Warning for Banks Strait and Franklin Sound and Upper East Coast|
|Thu 16:40 EST||Vic||Gale Warning for East Gippsland Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Central Gippsland Coast|
|Thu 16:15 WST||WA||Strong Wind Warning for the Albany Coast, Esperance Coast and Eucla Coast|
Melbourne has had its coldest day since last September, with heavy rain and flurries in Alpine areas.
For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has released modelling showing the latest El Nino cycle is over, but could now lead to a wet winter after a devastating 14 months of drought and famine across the Pacific.