Far Northwest Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Burnie
forecast windsSunday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Monday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Tuesday: W 15/25 kts
West to southwesterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning northerly in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Tuesday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres south of King Island.Issued Sun 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, W
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