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Tides for Launceston

High Sat 18:07 EST (4.6m)
Low Sun 00:39 EST (0.6m)
High Sun 06:48 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 13:02 EST (1.1m)

forecast winds

Saturday: SE 10/20 kts
Sunday: N/NE 25 kts
Monday: W/NW 20/30 kts


Saturday: West to southwesterly 10/20 knots tending variable about 10 knots near midday then southeasterly 10/20 knots later in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly 10/20 knots in the afternoon, reaching up to 25 knots late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/25 knots turning west to northwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending east to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Sat 10:02 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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