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Tides for Launceston

High Sat 11:16 EDT (3.8m)
Low Sat 17:44 EDT (1.5m)
High Sat 23:37 EDT (3.7m)
Low Sun 06:05 EDT (1.5m)

forecast winds

Saturday: N increasing 15/20 kts
Sunday: N/NW 25 kts
Monday: S 15/25 kts


Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late afternoon before shifting southerly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the morning.

Issued Sat 05:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S

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