Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsSaturday: E/NE 25 kts
Sunday: NE 20 kts
Monday: W 20/30 kts
East to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore during the morning. Winds tending northeast to northwesterly during the afternoon 5/15 knots, then variable in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of King Island. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening, reaching 20 knots offshore late. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to around 2 metres south of King Island. Outlook Monday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting westerly 20/30 knots during the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Sat 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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