Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: NW 20 kts
Wednesday: S/SW 25/30 kts
Thursday: S 25/30 kts
Friday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 25/30 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore during the morning. 2nd. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 25/30 knots tending southwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then to 1 metre by early evening. 1st. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Friday: Northwest to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly during the morning, then west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening. 1st. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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