Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Friday 21 September 2018.

Weather Situation

A high passing to north of Tasmania is directing a west to northwesterly flow over Tasmania. A cold front will cross Tasmania during Saturday afternoon and evening bringing a colder southwesterly flow that will persist into Sunday. A trough will cross the south of the state on Sunday morning while a high lies south of the Bight. The southwesterly flow will ease on Monday as the high drifts closer to Tasmania, then the high will slowly move over Tasmania during Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

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

Saturday 22 September

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers in the afternoon.

Sunday 23 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Monday 24 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 25 September

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
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 5:00 am EST Saturday.

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