Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Friday 30 September 2016.

Weather Situation

An area of low pressure over the south of Tasmania will move near the west of the state this evening. The low will gradually weaken during Saturday before moving to the south in the evening, with a westerly flow to develop across Tasmania. Winds will turn northerly on Sunday ahead of a cold front and associated low approaching from the west. The front will cross Tasmania early Monday, with a trough to follow late in the day in a westerly flow. Another cold front will cross Tasmania on Tuesday in a continuing westerly stream.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

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

Saturday 1 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly around midday.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers at night.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending westerly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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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