Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsThursday: S/SW 10/20 kts
Friday: SW 20 kts
Saturday: S/SW increasing 25/30 kts
Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning. Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots east of King Island during the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Thu 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, WSW
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