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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

Low Thu 22:57 EST (0.5m)
High Fri 05:01 EST (4.6m)
Low Fri 11:21 EST (0.8m)
High Fri 17:18 EST (4.7m)

forecast winds

Thursday: SE 25 kts
Friday: W 30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Sunday: NE 15/25 kts


Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait, decreasing to 10/15 knots late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre late evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 5/15 knots early in the morning then turning westerly 15/25 knots around midday, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming southeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Easterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE

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