Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Mon 13:42 EDT (1.1m)
High Mon 19:33 EDT (4.4m)
Low Tue 02:03 EDT (0.7m)
High Tue 08:12 EDT (4.3m)
forecast windsMonday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: W/NW 30 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 20/30 kts
Monday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Tuesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly 20/25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 10:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m, W
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