Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over the Bight will remain almost stationary until Sunday, leaving Tasmania in a west to southwesterly flow, with a series of embedded fronts to brush past the state over the next few days. A second high centre will form near the New South Wales coast on Sunday, before becoming the dominant high on Monday as the high to the northwest weakens. A trough will move over Tasmania later Monday and remain near the north of the state on Tuesday as the high moves over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of light showers during this afternoon and evening.

Sunday 22 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 23 October

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tuesday 24 October

Winds
South to southwesterly below 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day, becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
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 4:05 pm EDT Saturday.

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