Upper East Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Launceston
forecast windsTuesday: E/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N 15/25 kts
Thursday: N 20/30 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots before dawn. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Tue 16:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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