Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Wed 19:53 EDT (3.1m)
Low Thu 02:22 EDT (0.7m)
High Thu 08:29 EDT (3.1m)
Low Thu 14:51 EDT (1.0m)
Tides for LauncestonHigh Wed 21:06 EDT (4.1m)
Low Thu 03:36 EDT (1.1m)
High Thu 09:42 EDT (4.0m)
Low Thu 16:04 EDT (1.4m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Thursday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Saturday: E 10/15 kts
Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, north to northwesterly inshore east of Devonport, extending throughout in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning easterly offshore in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly around 1 reaching 1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 16:09 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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