Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over Tasmania today, then a trough will move over the northwest of the state tonight. A cold front will cross early on Tuesday, followed by a strong west to southwesterly stream. The stream will ease on Wednesday and tend west to northwesterly, as a high over the Bight extends a ridge to the north of Tasmania. The ridge will remain to the north on Thursday, then another high centre will develop over the Tasman Sea during Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower later tonight.

Tuesday 24 January

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

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots early in the morning, then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
80% chance of showers in the early morning. Mostly sunny day.

Wednesday 25 January

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 26 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Friday 27 January

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly 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 EDT Tuesday.

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