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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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tides for Launceston

Low Thu 12:32 EST (1.3m)
High Thu 18:20 EST (4.3m)
Low Fri 00:54 EST (0.8m)
High Fri 07:03 EST (4.2m)

marine forecast summary forecast

Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening, then decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre about Banks Strait. Friday: Southwesterly 5/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Franklin Sound early in the morning, tending mostly south to southeasterly before dawn, east to northeasterly in the afternoon then northwesterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre in the afternoon.

Issued Thu 10:23 EST

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

forecast winds

Thursday: W 30 kts
Friday: SW 20 kts
Saturday: NW increasing 25/30 kts

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