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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

High Sat 01:33 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 08:18 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 14:31 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 20:50 EST (1.5m)

forecast winds

Friday: W 30 kts
Saturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: W 15/20 kts
Monday: NW 15/25 kts


Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly below 0.5 metres. Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning, decreasing to 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Mainly southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the day. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 22:01 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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