Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Sat 14:31 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 20:50 EST (1.5m)
High Sun 02:31 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 09:13 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsSaturday: W 20/30 kts
Sunday: W 30 kts
Monday: W/NW 20/25 kts
Westerly 20/30 knots, decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning. Winds easing to 10/15 knots about the southern half in the morning and tending south to southeasterly. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots tending west to southwesterly during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Sat 05:22 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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