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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Tue 10:58 EST (0.7m)
High Tue 17:06 EST (4.6m)
Low Tue 23:31 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 05:20 EST (4.4m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S 15/20 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 10 kts
Thursday: N/NW 10 kts

forecast

Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 05:01 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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