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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Sat 13:03 EST (4.2m)
Low Sat 19:21 EST (1.4m)
High Sun 01:07 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 07:52 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Saturday: W 25/30 kts
Sunday: W/NW 35 kts
Monday: W 25/35 kts

forecast

Saturday: Westerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Sunday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: West to northwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Sat 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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Weather News

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11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:31 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.

Melbourne shivers through coldest July in 20 years, with wind chill adding to the pain

10:47 EST

A continuous series of cold fronts and brisk north-westerly winds have contributed to the coldest July in Melbourne in two decades, the Bureau of Meteorology says.