Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: N/NW 10 kts
Saturday: NE 25 kts
Sunday: N/NE 20/30 kts
North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon and reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Fri 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m
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