Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high lies over the Tasman Sea, extending a ridge across Tasmania. The high will slowly approach New Zealand on Tuesday, and persist on Wednesday. Another high will develop over the Bight, maintaining a period of warm to hot weather over Tasmania. A trough is expected to cross the state during Thursday before moving to the north in the evening and lingering through Friday morning. The high over the Bight will approach close to the west of Tasmania during Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the early afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 2 March

Winds
Southwesterly below 10 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Friday 3 March

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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

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