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Tides for Burnie

Low 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)

forecast winds

Thursday: N/NW 35 kts
Friday: NW increasing 20/30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/30 kts

forecast

Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and early evening, shifting southwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Friday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots early morning, turning northwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon then increasing to 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres.

Issued Thu 10:05 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S

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