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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

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Sunday: NW 15/20 kts
Monday: W 30/40 kts
Tuesday: W 25/35 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts


Sunday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. 1st. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre in the east. Monday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching 30 knots in the afternoon then turning westerly 30/40 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait later in the evening. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/35 knots turning northwesterly 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northwest to southwesterly 20/30 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending westerly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sun 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W

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