Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Sat 07:04 EST (0.5m)
High Sat 13:20 EST (3.4m)
Low Sat 19:42 EST (1.0m)
High Sun 01:18 EST (3.3m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Sat 08:18 EST (0.8m)
High Sat 14:31 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 20:50 EST (1.5m)
High Sun 02:31 EST (4.4m)
forecast windsSaturday: W/NW 30 kts
Sunday: NW 20/25 kts
Monday: NW 15/25 kts
Friday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning, tending westerly in the afternoon then decreasing to 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly 20/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Fri 22:01 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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