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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Wed 10:43 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 16:47 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 23:15 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 05:13 EST (4.5m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: W/SW 10 kts

forecast

Westerly 20/30 knots tending southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait during the morning. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 05:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m, W

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