Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: W 15/20 kts
Saturday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Sunday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly in the morning and then easing to 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots during the morning. Afternoon seabreezes about 10 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Thu 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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