Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Tue 19:54 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 01:49 EST (3.5m)
Low Wed 08:20 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 14:19 EST (3.6m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Tue 21:04 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 03:00 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 09:32 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 15:31 EST (4.6m)
forecast windsTuesday: W/NW 5/15 kts
Wednesday: NE/NW 10 kts
Thursday: SW 15/20 kts
Friday: W 15/25 kts
Tuesday: West to northwesterly 5/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots tending northeasterly to northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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