Central North Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Sun 01:18 EST (3.3m)
Low Sun 08:00 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 14:13 EST (3.4m)
Low Sun 20:35 EST (0.9m)
Tides for LauncestonLow Sat 20:50 EST (1.5m)
High Sun 02:31 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 09:13 EST (0.7m)
High Sun 15:24 EST (4.4m)
forecast windsSaturday: W 15/20 kts
Sunday: W 25 kts
Monday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: E 15/20 kts
Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres. Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the day. Winds turning northwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting east to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W
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