Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:02 am EDT on Monday 18 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high situated to the north of Tasmania combines with a warm front to the south to produce gusty west to northwesterly winds during Monday. The stream will ease on Tuesday as another high moves over the state late in the day. Northerly winds develop during Wednesday, becoming strong and gusty in the evening, as the high moves to the east of Tasmania and a complex area of low pressure moves across the Bight. A cold front is expected to cross Tasmania on Thursday with the gusty northerly winds turning westerly and easing as it passes.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

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

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending westerly 25 to 30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 November

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 November

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly 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 EDT Monday.

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