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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Coastal Waters Forecast for Tasmania
Central West Coast: Low Rocky Point to Sandy Cape

Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Sunday 26 January 2020
for the period until midnight EDT Tuesday 28 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.

Forecast for Sunday 26 January until midnight

Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning. Seas: 1 to 2 metres. Swell: Westerly 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 3 to 4 metres during the morning. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Forecast for Monday 27 January

Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late afternoon. Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Forecast for Tuesday 28 January

Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: 1 to 2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning. Weather: Cloudy.

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

* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. 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 Forecasts for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for neighbouring coastal zones.