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Tides for Hobart

Low Wed 20:53 (0.8m)
High Thu 02:24 (1.2m)
Low Thu 09:05 (0.5m)
High Thu 15:38 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: NW 20 kts
Friday: W/NW increasing 15/20 kts

forecast

Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds turning westerly below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.

Issued Wed 05:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SW

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