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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Thu 11:18 (0.5m)
High Thu 17:31 (4.3m)
Low Thu 23:47 (1.1m)
High Fri 05:35 (4.1m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W 20 kts
Friday: W 20 kts
Saturday: N 15/20 kts

forecast

Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait until evening. Winds tending northwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres near Eddystone Point during the morning. Swell: Westerly below 0.5 metres.

Issued Thu 05:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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