Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EST on Friday 19 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high to the northwest of Tasmania is moving slowly eastwards, to be north of Tasmania on Sunday then to the northeast of the state on Monday and Tuesday. A front will move over the far south of Tasmania late Saturday and stall before moving to the east on Sunday morning. A cold front will slip past the southwest of Tasmania late Monday, while a low develops near the WA/SA border and remains there on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.

Saturday 20 September

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.

Sunday 21 September

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 22 September

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the day then becoming northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Tuesday 23 September

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

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 Saturday.

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