Fairfax Media Network

Marine Weather

Step 1.  Select a state     Step 2. Select a district

Upper East Marine Weather Overview

Swell height  Swell height warning  Districts with warnings Wind Icon  3pm forecast wind

Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Fri 16:46 EST (1.4m)
High Fri 22:36 EST (4.3m)
Low Sat 05:20 EST (0.9m)
High Sat 11:30 EST (4.2m)

forecast winds

Friday: S 25/30 kts
Saturday: S 35 kts
Sunday: SE 20/30 kts

forecast

Friday: Southerly 25/30 knots turning west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 15/25 knots early in the morning then increasing to 20/30 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Fri 10:37 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

most recent warnings

Friendly Beaches Forecast Graphs

7-day Wave Graph

Tides Graph

Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon rise moon set Moon phase full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
06:12 EST
sunrise
06:40 EST
sunset
17:37 EST
last light
18:05 EST
rise
15:53 EST
set
05:52 EST
moon
moon
Aug 30
moon
Sep 5
moon
Sep 13
moon
Sep 21
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

PNG prime minister Peter O'Neill may review Australian food import ban amid drought

11:42 EST

Papua New Guinea's prime minister Peter O'Neill says he may review a recent ban on importing Australian fruit and vegetables into the country.

NSW weather: Residents return to south coast homes to assess damage; Warragamba continues to spill

11:19 EST

Residents are returning to their properties on the New South Wales south coast, with the threat to life and property now passed following days of heavy downpours that led to significant flooding.

Frog in the pond: Removing frogs from tropical toilets is dry season's 'philosophical dilemma'

10:44 EST

Every year, as clouds disappear from the sky and front lawns turn brown, tropical frogs seek solace in a cool and wet place.