Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsThursday: E/NE 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: SW 15/25 kts
South to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the late morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots east of King Island in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of King Island.Issued Thu 05:06 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W
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