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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

Low Sun 06:05 EDT (1.5m)
High Sun 12:06 EDT (3.8m)
Low Sun 18:36 EDT (1.5m)
High Mon 00:33 EDT (3.7m)

forecast winds

Sunday: NW 20 kts
Monday: SE 30 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10/15 kts


Northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 10/15 knots shifting southeasterly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sun 05:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m

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