Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A westerly flow over Tasmania today will tend northwesterly overnight, as a cold front approaches from the west. The front will cross the state Wednesday afternoon, bringing a cooler southwesterly stream. Winds will moderate early Thursday, as a ridge moves over Tasmania, before tending northwesterly and strengthening in the afternoon with the next front to move over the state in the evening. A cooler westerly stream on Friday will tend northwesterly in the afternoon, as a high moves north of Tasmania. Northerly winds will freshen over the state on Saturday, ahead of another approaching front.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 17 July

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

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending westerly 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 18 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 19 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 20 July

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Wednesday.

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