Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BurnieHigh Fri 15:36 EDT (3.4m)
Low Fri 22:06 EDT (0.4m)
High Sat 04:08 EDT (3.5m)
Low Sat 10:36 EDT (0.4m)
forecast windsFriday: N 10/15 kts
Saturday: SW 25 kts
Sunday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending northerly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly early in the morning then increasing to 15/20 knots around the middle of the day. Winds shifting southwesterly in the late afternoon and evening, reaching up to 25 knots east of King Island in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/2.5 metres south of King Island. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres east of King Island. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 10:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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