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Tides for Stanley

High Fri 05:01 (3.4m)
Low Fri 11:47 (0.6m)
High Fri 17:38 (3.4m)
Low Sat 00:09 (0.9m)

forecast winds

Friday: NE 30 kts
Saturday: NW/NE 15/20 kts
Sunday: W/NW 25/35 kts


East to northeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres south of King Island. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day, then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres south of King Island. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly 25/35 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of King Island during the afternoon or evening.

Issued Thu 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW

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