Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsWednesday: N/NE 15/20 kts
Thursday: NW/SW 25/35 kts
Friday: W 25/30 kts
Westerly 10/15 knots shifting north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots tending north to northeasterly 20/30 knots in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 25/35 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5/4 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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