Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for LauncestonHigh Tue 14:33 EST (4.5m)
Low Tue 21:04 EST (0.8m)
High Wed 03:00 EST (4.6m)
Low Wed 09:32 EST (0.7m)
forecast windsTuesday: S 10/20 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 10/20 kts
Thursday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Southerly 10/20 knots decreasing to 5/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Variable 5/15 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 2 metres. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Tue 05:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SE
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