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Tides for Burnie

Tides for Launceston

forecast winds

Thursday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Friday: W/NW 5/15 kts
Saturday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Sunday: N/NE 20/30 kts


Thursday: Mainly west to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending variable 5/15 knots late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Friday: Variable 5/15 knots tending mainly west to northwesterly in the morning then becoming variable 5/15 knots again in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre offshore. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots shifting westerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.

Issued Thu 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W

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