Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsWednesday: E 15/20 kts
Thursday: E/NE 30 kts
Friday: W 10/15 kts
Saturday: W 20/30 kts
Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Thursday: East to northeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Shifting northwesterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then decreasing below 0.5 metres by early evening. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning, then westerly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening.Issued Wed 22:16 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, WNW
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