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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Sun 03:28 EDT (4.0m)
Low Sun 09:51 EDT (1.0m)
High Sun 15:54 EDT (4.0m)
Low Sun 22:19 EDT (0.7m)

forecast winds

Saturday: W 20/25 kts
Sunday: W 25 kts
Monday: W 10/15 kts
Tuesday: W 15/20 kts

forecast

Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots about Banks Strait early in the morning. Winds turning southerly below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10/15 knots early in the morning then tending northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m, W

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