Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EDT on Saturday 29 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will lie to the southeast of Tasmania on Sunday with high centres to the south and northeast while a complex trough over the southeast mainland nears the northwest of the state late in the day. The broad trough will move over Tasmania during Monday with several low centres near the state. The trough starts to move very slowly to the east of Tasmania on Tuesday with a high pressures system starting to strengthen south of the Bight. This high will push to the south of the state during Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 30 November

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 1 December

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain.

Tuesday 2 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of drizzle.

Wednesday 3 December

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of drizzle.

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 Sunday.

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