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Tides for Hobart

Low Fri 23:10 (0.7m)
High Sat 04:46 (1.1m)
Low Sat 10:17 (0.7m)
High Sat 16:55 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Friday: NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: W/SW 40 kts
Sunday: SW 25/35 kts
Monday: W 15/20 kts


Northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning west to southwesterly 20/30 knots early morning. Winds reaching up to 40 knots in the south and offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres from midday. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres offshore during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 25/35 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 4/6 metres. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the evening.

Issued Fri 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SSW

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