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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Thu 04:31 EDT (0.7m)
High Thu 10:34 EDT (4.2m)
Low Thu 17:02 EDT (0.8m)
High Thu 22:57 EDT (3.9m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W 30 kts
Friday: W 15/25 kts
Saturday: W 15/20 kts

forecast

North to northeasterly 10/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/20 knots turning westerly 20/25 knots in the morning, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres near Eddystone Point during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 23:26 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m, E

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