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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

Low Fri 22:00 (1.0m)
High Sat 03:56 (3.9m)
Low Sat 10:19 (1.0m)
High Sat 16:20 (4.0m)

forecast winds

Friday: W 30/40 kts
Saturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: S/SW 10 kts
Monday: W/NW 10/15 kts


Westerly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4 metres. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres about Banks Strait. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, tending south to southeasterly around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the day then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W

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