Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsTuesday: SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SW 30 kts
Thursday: S 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Winds tending 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. Wednesday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of King Island during the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots shifting east to northeasterly during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of King Island. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Tue 16:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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