Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSunday: NW 20 kts
Monday: NW 30 kts
Tuesday: W 15/25 kts
Northerly 5/15 knots tending northwesterly in the morning then reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait around midday. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the late morning and afternoon, turning westerly 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m
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Large areas of southern Australia can expect a foggy start to the next few mornings, reducing visibility for the first few hours, even in the southeastern capitals.
The strongest southeasterly wind surge since last Dry Season has swept out any lingering sticky humidity from the summer over a large swathe of the central and eastern tropics.
As the mercury plummets across South Australia ahead of winter, coastal properties are preparing for the inevitable storm surges.