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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Tue 23:31 EST (1.1m)
High Wed 05:20 EST (4.4m)
Low Wed 11:48 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 17:55 EST (4.6m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: Variable 10 kts
Thursday: N/NW 10 kts
Friday: NW 15/25 kts

forecast

Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly about 10 knots tending northwesterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 16:06 EST

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

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