Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsThursday: W 20/25 kts
Friday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Saturday: W 20/25 kts
Wednesday: Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres. Thursday: Westerly 20/25 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, increasing to 5/6 metres south of King Island. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning west to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 22:36 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, S
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