Lower East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Hobart
forecast windsTuesday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Wednesday: NW increasing 25/30 kts
Thursday: N/NW 25/30 kts
Tuesday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots, easing to 15/25 knots briefly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, reaching 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore in the south. Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending northwesterly 20/25 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres later in the day.Issued Tue 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW
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Gale Warning Far NW, CN, Upper E, Lower E, SE, SW & CW coasts, Banks Strait/Franklin Sound & E of Flinders Is. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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