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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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tides for Launceston

High Mon 21:58 EDT (4.0m)
Low Tue 04:18 EDT (1.5m)
High Tue 10:06 EDT (3.9m)
Low Tue 16:37 EDT (1.2m)

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Monday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots near Eddystone Point in the evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait during the day. Winds turning northwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the early afternoon then tending westerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 15/20 knots shifting southeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres about Banks Strait during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 16:06 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

forecast winds

Monday: W 25 kts
Tuesday: W 20 kts
Wednesday: NW increasing 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/25 kts

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