Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSaturday: W increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: W 30 kts
Monday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Westerly 15/20 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots about Banks Strait in the early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait during the day. Turning northwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre.Issued Sat 05:02 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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Strong Wind Warning for Far NW/SE/SW/Central W coasts, Banks Strait & Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island
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