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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Tue 05:16 EST (4.0m)
Low Tue 11:39 EST (1.0m)
High Tue 17:34 EST (4.1m)
Low Wed 00:03 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SW 20 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Thursday: W 20/30 kts

forecast

West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait early in the morning. Winds turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre about Banks Strait. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northeasterly in the morning, then north to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre.

Issued Mon 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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