Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Tue 15:54 EST (4.6m)
Low Tue 22:21 EST (0.9m)
High Wed 04:14 EST (4.5m)
Low Wed 10:43 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsTuesday: NW 25/35 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Northwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Wednesday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon.Issued Tue 10:29 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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Gale Warning for Far NW, Banks Strait/Franklin Sound, E Flinders Is, Upper E, SE, SW, C N & C W Coasts. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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