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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Fri 15:56 (3.9m)
Low Fri 22:25 (0.7m)
High Sat 04:32 (4.1m)
Low Sat 10:49 (1.1m)

forecast winds

Friday: W locally 35 kts
Saturday: W locally 35 kts
Sunday: W 20/30 kts

forecast

Westerly 25/30 knots, possibly reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait in the late afternoon. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 25/30 knots, possibly reaching up to 35 knots about Banks Strait in the late afternoon. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 10:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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