Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Wed 16:41 EST (3.6m)
Low Wed 23:07 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 05:04 EST (3.4m)
Low Thu 11:24 EST (0.6m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 11:48 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 17:55 EST (4.6m)
Low Thu 00:20 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 06:17 EST (4.4m)
forecast windsWednesday: NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Friday: NW increasing 20/30 kts
Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots turning northwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then increasing to 20/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:02 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m, W
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