Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Mon 20:15 EST (0.7m)
High Tue 02:01 EST (3.4m)
Low Tue 08:36 EST (0.3m)
High Tue 14:42 EST (3.6m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Mon 21:25 EST (1.1m)
High Tue 03:13 EST (4.5m)
Low Tue 09:48 EST (0.7m)
High Tue 15:54 EST (4.6m)
forecast windsMonday: SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: W 25/35 kts
Wednesday: W 25/30 kts
Thursday: SW 20/30 kts
Monday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres in the evening. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres. Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots tending westerly 15/25 knots early morning then increasing to 20/30 knots in the middle of the day then to 25/35 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots turning southwesterly during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Mon 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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Gale Warning Far NW, CN, Upper E, SE, SW, CW & Lower E coasts, Banks St/F Sound & E of Flinders Is. Strong Wind elsewhere except Derwent
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