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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Local Waters Forecast for South East Inshore

Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Sunday 26 January 2020
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 29 January 2020.

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 trough embedded in a west to northwesterly stream will cross Tasmania this morning as a cold front passes to the south. A west to northwesterly stream will then persist over Tasmania until later next week.

Derwent Estuary

Forecast for Sunday 26 January until midnight

Winds: Northwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Monday 27 January

Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable in the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 28 January

Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 29 January

Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Channel

Forecast for Sunday 26 January until midnight

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of showers during the morning and afternoon.

Forecast for Monday 27 January

Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 28 January

Winds: West to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 29 January

Winds: West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Storm Bay

Forecast for Sunday 26 January until midnight

Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 15 to 20 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 27 January

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to below 1 metre around midday. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 28 January

Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon, and northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 29 January

Winds: Northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bays

Forecast for Sunday 26 January until midnight

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Monday 27 January

Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Tuesday 28 January

Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon, and northwest to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Wednesday 29 January

Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

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

* 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.