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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Sun 14:02 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 20:25 EST (1.3m)
High Mon 02:10 EST (4.4m)
Low Mon 08:51 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Sunday: NW 30/35 kts
Monday: W 25/35 kts
Tuesday: W 25/30 kts

forecast

Sunday: Northwesterly 30/35 knots tending west to northwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Monday: Westerly 25/35 knots, shifting southwesterly in the morning then decreasing to 20/30 knots around midday. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.

Issued Sun 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W

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