Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A southwest flow over Tasmania this evening will ease during tomorrow as a high centred over the Bight moves over Victoria by Saturday night. The high should then become slow moving over southern New South Wales on Sunday, with a moderate west to northwest flow over Tasmania, as another high moves south of Western Australia. Both highs will maintain a broad ridge to the north of Tasmania on Monday and Tuesday as a series of fronts pass to the south.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.

Saturday 2 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.

Sunday 3 August

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

Monday 4 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Tuesday 5 August

Winds
Northwesterly 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 Saturday.

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