Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Saturday 6 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high close to Tasmania will gradually move eastwards over the Tasman Sea today. A weak trough will develop over the state during Sunday, flanked by highs to the east and well to the west. The trough will persist over northeastern Tasmania on Monday, with a ridge over the south of the state. The ridge is then expected to track northwards on Tuesday with a trough developing across the state again as a cold front brushes past the south of the state late.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northeast to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 7 February

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Monday 8 February

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 9 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

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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