Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsMonday: W 25/35 kts
Tuesday: W 25/35 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the late morning then tending westerly 25/35 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/35 knots turning northwesterly 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Northwest to southwesterly 20/30 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending westerly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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Gale Warning Far NW, Central N, Upper E, SW & CW coasts, Banks St/Franklin Sound & E of Flinders Is. Strong Wind Warning remaining waters
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