Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:12 am EDT on Thursday 27 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A high centred to the west of Tasmania extends a ridge of high pressure over the state, while a trough lingers through Bass Strait. Another high centre will develop to the northeast of Tasmania late tonight before strengthening during tomorrow, with a trough to move over the south of the state tomorrow evening. The high to the west will move to the southwest of Tasmania on Saturday then to the southeast later on Sunday, as troughs strengthen over the mainland.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, turning southerly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 28 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots early in the morning then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower at night.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Sunday 30 November

Winds
Easterly below 10 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
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 4:05 pm EDT Thursday.

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