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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Thu 13:28 (4.1m)
Low Thu 20:12 (0.7m)
High Fri 02:14 (4.2m)
Low Fri 08:45 (0.7m)

forecast winds

Thursday: N/NW increasing 10/15 kts
Friday: NW 30 kts
Saturday: NW 25/30 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly late morning then increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon, reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots shifting south to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 05:00 EST

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

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Sun & Moon Times

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first light
06:03 EST
sunrise
06:31 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:13 EST
rise
18:47 EST
set
08:39 EST
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