Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Tue 14:33 EST (4.5m)
Low Tue 21:04 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 03:00 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 09:32 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsTuesday: S/SW 5/15 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 5/15 kts
Thursday: S/SE 20/30 kts
South to southwesterly 5/15 knots becoming northwest to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 5/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning, and south to southeasterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Tue 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE
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