Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move only slowly eastwards over the next couple of days. A trough lies near the north and west coasts of Tasmania, and is expected to weaken over the state during tomorrow. A northeasterly airflow will develop over Tasmania late tomorrow, then freshen on Monday ahead of a cold front to cross the state during the afternoon. A west to northwesterly change will follow, then persist through Tuesday. The next cold front is expected to cross Tasmania on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower early this evening.

Sunday 26 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then shifting southeasterly in the afternoon. Winds tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 27 March

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 Sunday.

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