Southeast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Hobart
forecast windsThursday: SW increasing 15/25 kts
Friday: W 20/30 kts
Saturday: W/NW 30 kts
Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots early afternoon, tending westerly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots in the south. Winds easing to 15/20 knots in the evening and shifting southwesterly 10/15 knots in the south late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning.Issued Thu 10:07 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW
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