Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Saturday 1 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front is crossing Tasmania while an associated low passes to the south of the state. The low will move away to the southeast of Tasmania during Sunday with a strong southwest flow easing as a high approaches from the northwest during the day. The high will pass to the north of Tasmania during Monday and lie to the northeast late evening as another cold front approaches the state across the Bight. This cold front will cross Tasmania later Tuesday, with a low to strengthen just east of the state during Wednesday as the next high moves towards the northwest late.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

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

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Sunday 2 November

Gale Warning for Sunday for Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay

Winds
West to southwesterly 25 to 35 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Monday 3 November

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots shifting northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the early morning.

Tuesday 4 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 5 November

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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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