Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Wednesday 25 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A approaching cold front is expected to cross Tasmania early tomorrow morning. A broad area of low pressure will then develop over the Tasman Sea later in the day and persist through Friday, directing a southerly flow over the state. A low centre will form near the southeast coast of Tasmania later on Friday, then move up the east coast on Saturday. A ridge is expected to build to the west of Tasmania on Sunday, moving over the state in the evening.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 26 May

Winds
Northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming west to northwesterly early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 27 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 28 May

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% 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 Thursday.

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