Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Mon 18:14 EDT (0.6m)
High Tue 00:29 EDT (3.1m)
Low Tue 06:47 EDT (1.0m)
High Tue 12:30 EDT (3.2m)
forecast windsMonday: S/SW 15/25 kts
Tuesday: S 10/20 kts
Wednesday: SW 15/20 kts
Monday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots, tending south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of King Island. Tuesday: Southerly 10/20 knots, easing to 5/15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots near midday. Winds tending southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres south of King Island. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres south of King Island.Issued Mon 10:21 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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