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Tides for Launceston

High Fri 12:03 EST (4.1m)
Low Fri 18:18 EST (1.6m)
High Sat 00:05 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 06:51 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Friday: NW 25 kts
Saturday: NW 35 kts
Sunday: W/NW 25/35 kts


Westerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots near Eddystone Point in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait in the morning. Winds tending westerly 25/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres near Eddystone Point. Swell: Northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres near Eddystone Point. Swell: West to northwesterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Fri 05:03 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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