Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSaturday: E 10 kts
Sunday: NW increasing 15/20 kts
Monday: NW increasing 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W 15/25 kts
Saturday: Variable below 10 knots, mainly easterly. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Below 1 metre. Sunday: East to northeasterly below 10 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then northwesterly later in the morning. Winds increasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the morning then tending westerly 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 22:03 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m
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Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.
The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.
As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.