Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Friday 3 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high to the north of Tasmania extends a weak ridge over the state, while a cold front approaches from the west. The front will cross Tasmania early Saturday, followed by another weak ridge of high pressure later in the day. On Sunday, a warm front will move over the state, associated with a low moving south of the Bight. The low will slowly track eastwards to lie well southwest of Tasmania, while a high builds to the south.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

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

Saturday 4 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then west to northwesterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 5 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 6 July

Winds
North to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly during the afternoon then becoming southerly during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
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 EST Friday.

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