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Tides

Tides for Launceston

High Fri 21:12 (3.6m)
Low Sat 03:49 (1.2m)
High Sat 09:53 (3.9m)
Low Sat 16:24 (1.4m)

forecast winds

Friday: W 25/35 kts
Saturday: W 20/30 kts
Sunday: SW 15/20 kts
Monday: NW 15/25 kts

forecast

Westerly 25/35 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northwesterly 15/25 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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first light
04:55 EDT
sunrise
05:28 EDT
sunset
20:28 EDT
last light
21:01 EDT
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02:54 EDT
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15:18 EDT
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