Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsMonday: W 10/20 kts
Tuesday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: NE 15/20 kts
Southwesterly 5/15 knots turning westerly 10/20 knots from midday. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly from the middle of the day then becoming northerly about 10 knots late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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