Central West Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsTuesday: W 25 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres. Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2 metres, tending westerly 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 2.5/3 metres, tending southwesterly 3/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Mon 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W
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