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Tides for Launceston

Low Thu 04:53 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 11:03 EST (4.0m)
Low Thu 17:16 EST (1.6m)
High Thu 23:03 EST (4.2m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W 35 kts
Friday: W 25/30 kts
Saturday: W 25/30 kts


Wednesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres near Eddystone Point. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Thursday: Northwesterly 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the morning and to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day then tending westerly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots before dawn then tending northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending westerly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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