Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Wednesday 18 July 2018.

Weather Situation

An approaching cold front will produced strong and gusty northwesterly winds across the state today. A deep low over the Southern Ocean moves slowly east tomorrow and directs strong and gusty west to northwest winds over Tasmania tending southwesterly overnight and early Friday. Conditions will improve as a ridge of high pressure moves over Tasmania late Friday into early Saturday. The ridge moves slowly east during Sunday with winds returning to a northwesterly direction late in the day.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots. Winds may reach up to 30 knots at times.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 19 July

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Friday 20 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.

Saturday 21 July

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 22 July

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
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 Thursday.

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