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About GFS

Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

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Giant swell to Australia's south

12:42 EST

The roaring forties are whipping up a monster swell in the Great Australian Bight, lashing Victoria and Tasmania.

BoM weather warnings issued in SA, Kangaroo Island ferries cancelled

12:31 EST

Ferry services to South Australia's Kangaroo Island have been cancelled for the rest of the day and SES volunteers have been kept busy due to severe weather conditions across the state.

Victoria weather: High winds hitting Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

11:39 EST

High winds with gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour are hitting Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria as part of a deep cold front moving across the state.