Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SW 30 kts
Sunday: SW 15/25 kts
Thursday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots shifting north to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the late morning then tending west to northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, turning southwesterly late morning. Winds reaching 30 knots offshore during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore.Issued Thu 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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