Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsFriday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 15/25 kts
Sunday: NW 20/30 kts
Friday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon, turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres later in the evening. Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then northwesterly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening, then tending south to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning then north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SSW
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