Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Sun 02:31 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 09:13 EST (0.7m)
High Sun 15:24 EST (4.4m)
Low Sun 21:46 EST (1.3m)
forecast windsSaturday: SW 20 kts
Sunday: SW/SE 20 kts
Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: S 10/15 kts
Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Sunday: Southwest to southeasterly 5/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending southerly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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