Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Saturday 24 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front which crossed Tasmania yesterday is continuing east over the Tasman Sea, as another cold front approaches from the southwest, expected to cross around midday tomorrow as a low passes just south of the state, bringing a windy southwesterly change. A high to the west of Western Australia will extend a ridge over the Bight and north of Tasmania on Monday, bringing an easing westerly flow as another high develops over Victoria. This high will move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday, as a weakening cold front approaches from the west, expected to move over Tasmania as it dissipates on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

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

Sunday 25 June

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

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Monday 26 June

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the early morning then becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the early morning.

Tuesday 27 June

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 28 June

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 EST Sunday.

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