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Tides for Launceston

High Wed 04:14 EST (4.5m)
Low Wed 10:43 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 16:47 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 23:15 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W/NW 25/35 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: W/SW 10 kts

forecast

Tuesday: West to northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening then tending southwesterly late. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. 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: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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