Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Thursday: SW 20 kts
Friday: SW 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 15/20 kts
Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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