Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsWednesday: W 30 kts
Thursday: NW 20/30 kts
Friday: N/NW 25/30 kts
Wednesday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait, turning northwesterly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending north to northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 25/30 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the morning then decreasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres during the evening. Swell: Around 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:03 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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Gale Warning for South East, South West and Central West Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for all remaining waters excluding Southeast Inshore
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