Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Fri 06:08 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 12:26 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 18:45 EST (1.1m)
High Sat 00:21 EST (3.3m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Fri 07:21 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 13:35 EST (4.2m)
Low Fri 19:52 EST (1.6m)
High Sat 01:33 EST (4.3m)
forecast windsFriday: W 30 kts
Saturday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Sunday: W 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Friday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots becoming westerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.Issued Thu 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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