Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Sunday 20 October 2019
for the period until midnight EDT Tuesday 22 October 2019.
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.
A high over the Bight is directing a fresh west to southwesterly stream over Tasmania, that will moderate late today as the high moves south of Adelaide. The high will slowly approach Tasmania during Monday, with the stream becoming light by evening. Another high will form to the northeast of the state early on Tuesday, with a northerly stream developing during Tuesday.
Winds: Westerly 30 to 40 knots decreasing to 25 to 30 knots in the evening. Seas: 3 to 4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Winds: Westerly 25 to 30 knots. Seas: 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres inshore. Swell: Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres, decreasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy.
Winds: Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning. Weather: Partly cloudy.
Winds: Westerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots during the morning. Seas: 2.5 to 4 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 6 to 7 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.
Winds: Westerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres. Weather: Cloudy.
Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1 to 2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres. Weather: Cloudy.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.
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