Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EST on Sunday 21 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high centred over Victoria will lie just off the NSW coast during Monday then track slightly eastwards on Tuesday, allowing a warm northerly flow over Tasmania. A low over the Bight will intensify as it nears Adelaide early Wednesday, with the associated front extending well to the south. The rain bearing low is expected to move over Victoria overnight as the front crosses Tasmania, then move slowly over the Tasman Sea during Thursday. A southerly flow will become established over the state as a high over the Bight extends a ridge near the south coast.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly to 10 knots becoming northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Monday 22 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots during the morning then becoming south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Thursday 25 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
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 Monday.

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