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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Local Waters Forecast for South East Inshore

Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 6 February 2023
for the period until midnight EDT Thursday 9 February 2023.

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Warning Information

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300 659 210* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation

A west to southwesterly airstream will persist over Tasmania through to Tuesday, with an embedded cold front to brush the south of the state during this morning. A high will slowly approach Tasmania from the west on Wednesday, then become centred over the Tasman Sea on Thursday.

Derwent Estuary

Forecast for Monday 6 February until midnight

Winds: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 7 February

Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 8 February

Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 9 February

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Channel

Forecast for Monday 6 February until midnight

Winds: Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 7 February

Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 8 February

Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the morning then becoming easterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 9 February

Winds: North to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming easterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Storm Bay

Forecast for Monday 6 February until midnight

Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 7 February

Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 8 February

Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 9 February

Winds: North to northeasterly below 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bays

Forecast for Monday 6 February until midnight

Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 7 February

Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 8 February

Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 9 February

Winds: Variable below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.