Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Wed 21:06 EDT (4.1m)
Low Thu 03:36 EDT (1.1m)
High Thu 09:42 EDT (4.0m)
Low Thu 16:04 EDT (1.4m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 5/15 kts
Thursday: N/NE 5/15 kts
Friday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: West to southwesterly 5/15 knots shifting north to northeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Thursday: North to northeasterly 5/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:07 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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