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Tides for Launceston

High Sun 03:43 EST (4.1m)
Low Sun 10:10 EST (0.8m)
High Sun 16:11 EST (4.2m)
Low Sun 22:35 EST (0.8m)

forecast winds

Sunday: NW 20/30 kts
Monday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: SW 15/20 kts

forecast

West to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore late. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon then becoming southwesterly 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.

Issued Sat 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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