Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Thu 18:52 EST (1.7m)
High Fri 00:35 EST (4.2m)
Low Fri 07:21 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 13:35 EST (4.2m)
forecast windsThursday: SW 20 kts
Friday: W 30 kts
Saturday: W/NW 25/30 kts
Sunday: W 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Franklin Sound in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots tending westerly early in the morning then increasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots becoming westerly 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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