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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Launceston

Low Thu 00:49 (0.8m)
High Thu 07:06 (4.1m)
Low Thu 13:13 (1.2m)
High Thu 19:03 (3.9m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: N 20 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: SW 15/25 kts


Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots about Banks Strait. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwest to northeasterly 5/15 knots tending west to northwesterly in the morning, shifting southeasterly 10/20 knots from late afternoon, then increasing to 15/25 knots in the evening, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait by early evening. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots tending east to southeasterly 15/25 knots before dawn then shifting southwesterly 20/30 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning westerly during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly 1/2 metres, tending south to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Wed 22:00 EST

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

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