Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:01 pm EST on Thursday 24 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high to the northwest extends a ridge to the north of Tasmania this evening following the passage of a cold front this morning. The high will move out over the Tasman Sea tomorrow morning with a northerly flow strengthening ahead of an approaching front. This front crosses Saturday morning bringing a colder, gusty southwest change. Southwesterlies ease Saturday night into Sunday as a high moves over the state and just to the east of Tasmania by Sunday night. The high remains to the east on Monday with a northerly flow over the state.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Friday 25 April

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northerly about 10 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 26 April

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots tending westerly 25 to 30 knots early then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.

Sunday 27 April

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 28 April

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 EST Friday.

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