Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:10 pm EST on Thursday 24 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge extends across the state from a high pressure system in the Bight with generally westerly flow across the state. The flow will tend northwesterly over Tasmania tomorrow as the next cold front approaches, with the front to cross the state on Saturday. A colder southwesterly change follows the front ahead of a ridge of high pressure which will lie over Tasmania later on Saturday. The trough lingerings about the far northeast and the ridge slowly moves north during Sunday with winds turning westerly late in the day. Winds remain westerly on Monday with the ridge lying over Victoria.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 25 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the morning.

Saturday 26 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the day and then turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Sunday 27 August

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 28 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
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 Friday.

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