Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for HobartHigh Wed 16:59 EDT (1.2m)
Low Wed 23:53 EDT (0.5m)
High Thu 06:33 EDT (1.1m)
Low Thu 11:46 EDT (0.8m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: W 15/25 kts
Friday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning easing to 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 4/7 metres, decreasing to 3/5 metres around midday. Thursday: Westerly 15/25 knots becoming variable 5/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres.Issued Wed 10:07 EDT
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 7.0m, WSW
most recent warnings
Strong Wind Warning for the Lower E, SE and SW Coasts. Cancellation for the Storm Bay, Central Plateau Lakes and SW Lakes
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