Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 17 September 2021.

Weather Situation

Winds will tend north to northeasterly and freshen today ahead of an approaching cold front. This cold front will cross Tasmania early on Saturday, shifting winds fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly. Another cold front is expected on Sunday, with fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly winds persisting, before shifting colder west to southwesterly on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 60% chance of showers this evening.

Saturday 18 September

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 19 September

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Monday 20 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Friday.

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