Northeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: S/SE 10/20 kts
Monday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day then tending southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 10/20 knots tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Mon 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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