Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Mon 21:27 EST (0.8m)
High Tue 03:13 EST (3.4m)
Low Tue 09:43 EST (0.4m)
High Tue 15:52 EST (3.6m)
Tides for LauncestonHigh Mon 16:16 EST (4.5m)
Low Mon 22:39 EST (1.2m)
High Tue 04:24 EST (4.4m)
Low Tue 10:58 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsMonday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10/20 kts
Wednesday: E 10/15 kts
West to northwesterly 15/25 knots offshore and east to southeasterly 10/20 knots inshore. East to southeasterly winds 15/20 knots extending throughout during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly below 0.5 metres.Issued Mon 05:01 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
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