Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: S/SW 20 kts
Friday: SW 20 kts
Saturday: SW increasing 15/20 kts
Sunday: SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 0.5/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Thu 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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