Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: SE/SW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending east to northeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 10:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W
most recent warnings
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