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Tides for Burnie

High Fri 09:15 EDT (3.0m)
Low Fri 15:39 EDT (1.0m)
High Fri 21:30 EDT (2.9m)
Low Sat 03:59 EDT (0.9m)

Tides for Launceston

High Fri 10:27 EDT (3.9m)
Low Fri 16:53 EDT (1.5m)
High Fri 22:44 EDT (3.8m)
Low Sat 05:13 EDT (1.3m)

forecast winds

Friday: E 10/15 kts
Saturday: E 10/15 kts
Sunday: W 15/20 kts


Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day with afternoon inshore seabreezes. Winds tending easterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon then tending westerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 05:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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