Lower East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for HobartLow Sat 04:15 EST (0.3m)
High Sat 11:00 EST (1.1m)
Low Sat 15:09 EST (1.0m)
High Sat 21:28 EST (1.5m)
forecast windsSaturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: W 15/25 kts
Monday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: Northwesterly 10/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots tending westerly later in the morning. Winds reaching 30 knots offshore but tending lighter inshore in the north from late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore.Issued Fri 22:01 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SSW
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