Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsTuesday: SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 10/20 knots in the afternoon, then southwesterly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres south of King Island. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of King Island.Issued Tue 05:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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