Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: W 10/15 kts
Wednesday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: NE 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Variable below 10 knots becoming westerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 20/30 knots, shifting west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Tue 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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