Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Thu 23:03 EST (4.2m)
Low Fri 05:50 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 12:03 EST (4.1m)
Low Fri 18:18 EST (1.6m)
forecast windsThursday: NW 25/40 kts
Friday: N/NW 30 kts
Saturday: N/NW increasing 35 kts
Sunday: W/NW 25/40 kts
Thursday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots tending westerly 25/35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/20 knots in the morning then turning north to northwesterly during the late afternoon and evening at 15/25 knots. Winds reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots increasing to 35 knots before turning westerly 25/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/4 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/40 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending southerly during the afternoon.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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Gale Warning for the Banks St/Franklin Sound, E of Flinders Island, Far NW, Central N, Upper/Lower E, SE, SW and Central W Coasts
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