Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsThursday: S/SW 20 kts
Friday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Saturday: W/NW 10/20 kts
Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon. Tending west to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning north to northwesterly in the late morning then tending west to northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 10/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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