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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Wed 05:16 (3.9m)
Low Wed 11:31 (1.3m)
High Wed 17:18 (3.9m)
Low Wed 23:48 (0.8m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: W 15/20 kts
Thursday: NW 15/20 kts
Friday: NW/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Westerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then tending west to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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21:01 EDT
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