Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 15:17 EDT (1.3m)
High Wed 21:06 EDT (4.1m)
Low Thu 03:36 EDT (1.1m)
High Thu 09:42 EDT (4.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 10/20 kts
Thursday: N/NW 5/15 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/20 knots turning north to northwesterly 5/15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Thursday: North to northwesterly 5/15 knots turning east to northeasterly in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 10:07 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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