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Tides for Launceston

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Thursday: E/NE 25/30 kts
Friday: N/NE 30 kts
Saturday: NE/SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: N 15/25 kts


Thursday: East to northeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Friday: North to northeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Turning west to northwesterly before dawn then tending north to northwesterly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending east to northeasterly around 1 metre later in the evening. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwest to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming northwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning then tending northerly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 22:34 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, NE

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