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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Mon 20:50 (4.3m)
Low Tue 03:14 (0.7m)
High Tue 09:13 (4.4m)
Low Tue 15:44 (0.4m)

forecast winds

Monday: E 10/15 kts
Tuesday: SE 35 kts
Wednesday: S 25/35 kts
Thursday: W 15/20 kts

forecast

Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait. Outlook Tuesday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning, increasing to 2/3 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 25/35 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots tending westerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres about Banks Strait.

Issued Mon 16:05 EDT

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

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