Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 3 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A strong and gusty northwesterly stream precedes a cold front which is crossing Tasmania this morning. The stream will tend more westerly behind the front, then northwesterly again on Wednesday. Another front will cross overnight on Thursday, with the associated deep low to pass well to south.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

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

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Wednesday 4 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 6 May

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 EST Tuesday.

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