Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Thu 16:07 EST (1.2m)
High Thu 21:51 EST (3.2m)
Low Fri 04:38 EST (0.6m)
High Fri 10:54 EST (3.2m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Thu 17:16 EST (1.6m)
High Thu 23:03 EST (4.2m)
Low Fri 05:50 EST (0.9m)
High Fri 12:03 EST (4.1m)
forecast windsThursday: NW 35 kts
Friday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/40 kts
Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the evening, turning west to southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then to 1/2 metres by early evening. Friday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning and again late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/40 knots turning westerly 25/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5/4 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W
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Gale Warning for all coastal waters except Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay and Channel where a Strong Wind Warning is current
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