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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Local Waters Forecast for South East Inshore

Issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 18 October 2021
for the period until midnight EDT Friday 22 October 2021.

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 cold front will continue to cross Tasmania today, bringing a southerly wind change. A high pressure system will pass to the south of Tasmania during Tuesday, followed by a warmer northeasterly wind flow on Wednesday and Thursday. A cold front should then cross Tasmania on Friday, turning winds westerly.

Derwent Estuary

Forecast for Monday 18 October until midnight

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. Possible hail.

Forecast for Tuesday 19 October

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 20 October

Winds: North to northeasterly below 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 21 October

Winds: North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Friday 22 October

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Channel

Forecast for Monday 18 October until midnight

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. Possible hail.

Forecast for Tuesday 19 October

Winds: South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly below 10 knots in the morning then tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres around midday. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 20 October

Winds: North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 21 October

Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Friday 22 October

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming west to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Storm Bay

Forecast for Monday 18 October until midnight

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers. Possible hail.

Forecast for Tuesday 19 October

Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 20 October

Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 21 October

Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Friday 22 October

Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bays

Forecast for Monday 18 October until midnight

Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. Possible hail.

Forecast for Tuesday 19 October

Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 20 October

Winds: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 21 October

Winds: Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Friday 22 October

Winds: Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.

* 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.