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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Fri 22:06 (0.8m)
High Sat 04:17 (3.9m)
Low Sat 10:28 (1.3m)
High Sat 16:19 (3.8m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 15/25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Monday: W 15/20 kts

forecast

Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southeasterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres inshore. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 15/20 knots during the day, then variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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