Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Wed 20:53 EST (3.2m)
Low Thu 03:40 EST (0.7m)
High Thu 09:55 EST (3.1m)
Low Thu 16:07 EST (1.2m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 16:18 EST (1.6m)
High Wed 22:06 EST (4.2m)
Low Thu 04:53 EST (1.0m)
High Thu 11:03 EST (4.0m)
forecast windsWednesday: NW 25 kts
Thursday: W/SW 35 kts
Friday: W/SW 25/35 kts
Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Thursday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the morning then turning west to southwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots turning northwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres later in the day. Swell: West to northwesterly 1/2 metres.Issued Wed 10:03 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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