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Tides for Launceston

forecast winds

Thursday: N 20/25 kts
Friday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting east to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 22:06 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ENE

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