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Tides for Launceston

High Sat 05:56 EST (4.5m)
Low Sat 12:12 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 18:07 EST (4.6m)
Low Sun 00:39 EST (0.6m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/20 knots during the morning then tending variable about 10 knots near midday and southeasterly 10/20 knots later in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Easterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then tending northerly 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning west to northwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 22:03 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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