Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Sun 09:13 EST (0.7m)
High Sun 15:24 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 21:46 EST (1.3m)
High Mon 03:28 EST (4.4m)
forecast windsSunday: W/NW 25 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: Westerly 10/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: West to northwesterly 10/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots about Franklin Sound in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Mainly southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the day.Issued Sat 22:03 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE
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