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Tides for Stanley

High Wed 16:03 (3.3m)
Low Wed 22:35 (0.8m)
High Thu 04:17 (3.3m)
Low Thu 11:01 (0.6m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: E/SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: E/NE 25/30 kts
Friday: NE 20/30 kts


East to southeasterly 25/30 knots, tending easterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres south of King Island.

Issued Wed 10:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW

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