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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Wed 03:55 (0.8m)
High Wed 09:58 (4.0m)
Low Wed 16:23 (1.2m)
High Wed 22:12 (3.7m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W/NW 10/20 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 20 kts
Thursday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Friday: N 15/20 kts

forecast

West to northwesterly 10/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait, tending northwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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Weather News

December rain more likely as MJO looms

17:10 EDT

After an exceptionally dry November for most of Australia, there are signs that wet weather could ramp up as we head into December under the influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation.

Queensland BOM forecast predicts fast and furious thunderstorms for south-east

13:25 EDT

Homeowners are being warned to brace for another series of destructive storms with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail this afternoon across south-east Queensland.