Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Friday 9 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A brisk southwesterly stream over Tasmania will ease this evening, then tend more westerly tomorrow. A high over the Bight will extend ridge to the north of Tasmania tomorrow, with a weak cold front to brush the south of the state at night. The high is expected to drift over Tasmania during Sunday, then lie to the northeast on Monday, resulting in settled conditions. Hot northwesterlies will develop on Tuesday and a trough to the north should extend over Tasmania during the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

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

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 10 December

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 11 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Monday 12 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the day then tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 13 December

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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 5:00 am EDT Saturday.

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