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Tides for Burnie

High Sat 11:53 EST (3.3m)
Low Sat 18:14 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 23:56 EST (3.3m)
Low Sun 06:40 EST (0.4m)

Tides for Launceston

High Sat 13:03 EST (4.2m)
Low Sat 19:21 EST (1.4m)
High Sun 01:07 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 07:52 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Saturday: NW 25/35 kts
Sunday: W/NW increasing 25/35 kts
Monday: W/SW 25/35 kts


Northwesterly 25/35 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 25/30 knots increasing to 25/35 knots from late morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 25/35 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the evening.

Issued Sat 05:00 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W

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