Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for HobartLow Wed 17:50 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 23:50 EST (1.2m)
Low Thu 05:57 EST (0.6m)
High Thu 12:12 EST (1.4m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 20 kts
Thursday: SW 25 kts
Friday: SW 25/30 kts
Saturday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening, reaching up to 20 knots offshore late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots near Tasman Island in the morning, turning westerly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending southwesterly 25/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning, then tending northeast to southeasterly. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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