Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Sun 18:55 EST (1.2m)
High Mon 00:48 EST (4.4m)
Low Mon 07:29 EST (0.8m)
High Mon 13:33 EST (4.4m)
forecast windsSunday: S increasing 20/30 kts
Monday: S 15/25 kts
Tuesday: W 10/15 kts
Sunday: Southerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Sun 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SE
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Strong Wind Warning for the Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island and Upper East Coast
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- Eddystone Pt
- Flinders Is
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