Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsFriday: NW 5/15 kts
Saturday: NE increasing 15/25 kts
Sunday: W 25/30 kts
Variable below 10 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning at 5/15 knots, then variable north of Cape Grim to 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the early morning, increasing to 15/25 knots around midday. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres south of King Island. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots shifting westerly 25/30 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres south of King Island.Issued Fri 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, W
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