Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Fri 22:36 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 05:20 EST (0.9m)
High Sat 11:30 EST (4.2m)
Low Sat 17:48 EST (1.3m)
forecast windsFriday: S 10/20 kts
Saturday: S/SW 30 kts
Sunday: S 15/25 kts
Monday: S 15/20 kts
Friday: Southerly 10/20 knots. Winds turning west to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then tending east to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres about Banks Strait. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/20 knots, easing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres about Banks Strait.Issued Fri 16:12 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, ESE
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the SE & SW Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for SE Inshore (excl. Derwent Estuary); the Far NW, Upper/Lower E, and Central W
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