Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 30 August 2015.

Weather Situation

An area of high pressure currently lies south of Tasmania while a broad, complex low pressure system remains slow moving over the Tasman Sea. The high will move away to the southeast on Monday while extending a narrow ridge over Tasmania, which will weaken on Tuesday, with an area of low pressure expected to cross the Bight. The low is then expected to pass north of Tasmania on Wednesday, as a cold front approaches from the southwest, with the the low to then deepen to the northeast of Tasmania on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 5 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Monday 31 August

Winds
South to southeasterly 5 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly in the afternoon then becoming variable in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tuesday 1 September

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly before dawn then becoming variable below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning.

Wednesday 2 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 3 September

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
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 Monday.

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