Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: W/NW 25 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: E/NE 15/25 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning, then tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 20/25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/2 metres, tending easterly 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Tue 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
most recent warnings
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