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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Tue 21:02 (4.0m)
Low Wed 03:45 (1.2m)
High Wed 09:37 (3.7m)
Low Wed 15:53 (1.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: W increasing 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: W increasing 20/30 kts

forecast

Westerly below 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots becoming westerly 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Westerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 10:05 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, W

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