Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front and low pressure system will pass through Bass Strait this morning, while a a complex area of low pressure to the south of Tasmania directs a westerly flow over the state. A high will move south of the Bight during Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, directing an easing west to southwesterly flow over Tasmania.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots, turning west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 6 April

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, tending west to southwesterly during the morning, easing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 7 April

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 8 April

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 4:05 pm EST Sunday.

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