Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 22:03 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 04:03 EST (4.6m)
Low Thu 10:28 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 16:25 EST (4.7m)
forecast windsWednesday: Variable 10 kts
Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: W 20/30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly before dawn then southeasterly 10/20 knots later in the morning, reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres decreasing to 1/1.5 metres in the evening. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots becoming westerly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE
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