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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Wed 01:27 (4.1m)
Low Wed 08:06 (0.7m)
High Wed 14:15 (4.0m)
Low Wed 20:33 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W/SW increasing 10/15 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 35 kts
Thursday: SW 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly 20/30 knots early in the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 35 knots near Eddystone Point during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres about Banks Strait. Outlook Friday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.

Issued Tue 16:05 EST

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

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