Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Tue 21:15 EST (4.2m)
Low Wed 04:00 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 10:07 EST (4.0m)
Low Wed 16:18 EST (1.6m)
forecast windsTuesday: W 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W 10/20 kts
Thursday: NW 25/30 kts
Friday: NW 25/30 kts
Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Westerly 10/20 knots tending northwesterly in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending northwesterly 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 16:06 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m, W
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