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Tides for Launceston

Low Wed 16:09 EDT (0.8m)
High Wed 22:02 EDT (4.0m)
Low Thu 04:31 EDT (0.7m)
High Thu 10:34 EDT (4.2m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: W increasing 20/30 kts
Friday: W 15/25 kts

forecast

Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/20 knots shifting westerly 15/25 knots in the morning and increasing to 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning then turning northwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m, E

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06:17 EDT

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16:29 EDT

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