Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 29 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad area of high pressure over the Mainland is slowly moving eastwards. A front will weaken over the south of Tasmania this morning with the westerly stream to tend more northerly tonight as several fronts cross the Bight. The first front will weaken to a trough and cross Tasmania Thursday afternoon followed by a cold front in the evening. A westerly stream in the wake of the front will persist over Tasmania on Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots tending northerly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 1 July

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:05 pm EST Wednesday.

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