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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

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Tuesday: W/NW 25 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/NW 15/25 kts

forecast

West to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 05:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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