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Tides for Launceston

Low Sat 17:44 EDT (1.5m)
High Sat 23:37 EDT (3.7m)
Low Sun 06:05 EDT (1.5m)
High Sun 12:06 EDT (3.8m)

forecast winds

Saturday: E 10 kts
Sunday: W/NW increasing 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts


Saturday: Easterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Northerly about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly before dawn then increasing to 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Westerly 10/15 knots shifting southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 10:09 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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