Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: N/NW 30 kts
Friday: NW 20/25 kts
Saturday: W locally 30 kts
Wednesday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait during the afternoon and evening. Turning westerly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots, turning west to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending west to northwesterly around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots, possibly reaching 30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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