Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsSunday: W/SW 25 kts
Monday: W 30/40 kts
Tuesday: W 25/40 kts
Saturday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Turning northwesterly in the late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. 1st. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre in the east. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots turning westerly 30/40 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait later in the evening. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 25/40 knots tending northwesterly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres.Issued Sat 22:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
most recent warnings
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Following an uncharacteristically warm week for southeastern Australia, a solid line of cold fronts are on the way to bring us back to winter with a bang.
The fact that Terra Australis is a land of extremes is not a new concept.