Southwest Marine Weather Overview
|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Tides for HobartHigh Sat 01:15 EDT (1.2m)
Low Sat 07:32 EDT (0.6m)
High Sat 13:22 EDT (1.2m)
Low Sat 19:39 EDT (0.5m)
forecast windsSaturday: NW 30 kts
Sunday: W 20/30 kts
Monday: NW 25/35 kts
Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds shifting westerly in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, tending westerly 4/5 metres during the morning. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots becoming northwesterly 25/35 knots during the morning then turning west to southwesterly 25/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres.Issued Fri 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW
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Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Upper East Coast, South East Coast and South West Coast
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