Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieLow Sun 08:00 EST (0.4m)
High Sun 14:13 EST (3.4m)
Low Sun 20:35 EST (0.9m)
High Mon 02:15 EST (3.4m)
forecast windsSunday: NW 20/25 kts
Monday: NW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E 15/25 kts
Saturday: Westerly 10/20 knots, although variable to 10 knots south of Cape Grim. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres south of King Island. Sunday: West to northwesterly 10/20 knots turning northwesterly 20/25 knots in the morning, then tending westerly 10/20 knots south of Cape Grim late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres south of King Island. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting east to northeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 15/25 knots turning northeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres tending southerly during the morning.Issued Sat 22:03 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, S
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