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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

forecast winds

Tuesday: SW 10/20 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 25 kts
Thursday: S 25/30 kts
Friday: S 20/30 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots, turning southerly around 10 knots later in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly in the late morning then increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the evening then becoming southerly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 16:40 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SSE

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