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Tides for Launceston

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Friday: N/NW 25/30 kts
Saturday: S 20/30 kts
Sunday: S 20/30 kts


Friday: North to northwesterly 25/30 knots turning west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending southerly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 20/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, tending east to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: Southerly to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. 1st. Swell: Southeasterly 2/3 metres. 2nd. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the evening.

Issued Fri 10:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ESE

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