Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 12:49 EST (1.3m)
High Wed 18:40 EST (4.3m)
Low Thu 01:15 EST (0.9m)
High Thu 07:21 EST (4.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: S 25 kts
Thursday: S 10/15 kts
Friday: E/SE 10 kts
Southerly 10/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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