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Tides

Tides for Launceston

Low Thu 10:28 (1.0m)
High Thu 16:30 (3.9m)
Low Thu 22:50 (0.8m)
High Fri 04:55 (4.0m)

forecast winds

Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: NW 25/30 kts
Saturday: W 20/30 kts

forecast

North to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning then turning southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 15/25 knots before dawn then tending northwesterly 25/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2.5/3 metres around midday. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 16:05 EDT

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

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19:29 EDT
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