Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Thursday 2 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A westerly stream over Tasmania will shift southwesterly during Friday as a cold front crosses the state. The southwesterly flow will continue through Saturday as a trough crosses Tasmania and a high builds over South Australia. Winds will then tend westerly later on Sunday as the high extends a ridge across Tasmania in the evening. The ridge will weaken on Monday, with a cold front to cross the state during Monday evening.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 3 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail.

Saturday 4 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 5:00 am EST Friday.

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