Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsWednesday: NW increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: W/NW 25 kts
Friday: S 20/30 kts
Wednesday: Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres about Banks Strait. Thursday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:11 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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