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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Fri 10:29 EST (4.1m)
Low Fri 16:46 EST (1.4m)
High Fri 22:36 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 05:20 EST (0.9m)

forecast winds

Friday: S 30 kts
Saturday: S 30 kts
Sunday: S 20/30 kts

forecast

Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait until midday, turning west to southwesterly 5/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres early evening. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning southerly 10/20 knots during the morning then increasing to 15/25 knots in the evening, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday, then to 2/3 metres during the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 20/30 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 05:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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