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Tides for Burnie

High Wed 10:32 EST (3.0m)
Low Wed 16:44 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 22:26 EST (3.1m)
Low Thu 05:12 EST (0.7m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: W 35 kts
Thursday: SW 35 kts
Friday: NW 20/30 kts

forecast

Northwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the middle of the day then tending westerly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots south of King Island in the morning. Winds decreasing to 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres south of King Island. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres south of King Island.

Issued Wed 05:00 EST

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

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