Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: Variable 10 kts
Saturday: W increasing 15/25 kts
Sunday: W 15/25 kts
Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Friday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: East to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Southeast to easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning northerly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 22:34 EST
Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, E
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