Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W 20/25 kts
Thursday: W/SW 15/25 kts
West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/20 knots early in the morning then shifting westerly 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning.Issued Tue 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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Gale Warning for Far NW, SW and Central W Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for E of Flinders Is, and Central N, Upper/Lower E and South East
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