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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

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Friday: S 25/35 kts
Saturday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Sunday: W 10/15 kts

forecast

Thursday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Friday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting southerly 25/35 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E

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