Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonLow Wed 10:43 EST (0.7m)
High Wed 16:47 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 23:15 EST (0.8m)
High Thu 05:13 EST (4.5m)
forecast windsWednesday: W/SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: SW 30 kts
Friday: W 15/20 kts
West to southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, reaching 3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the morning. Winds tending westerly in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5 metres offshore.Issued Wed 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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Gale Warning for Lower East, South East and South West Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for remaining waters except Derwent Estuary
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