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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

Low Fri 18:18 EST (1.6m)
High Sat 00:05 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 06:51 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 13:03 EST (4.2m)

forecast winds

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

forecast

Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Saturday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the morning. Winds tending westerly 25/30 knots in the late morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres near Eddystone Point. Swell: West to northwesterly 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 Fri 16:05 EST

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

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