Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Sunday 29 March 2015.

Weather Situation

An area of high pressure lies to the north of Tasmania while a cold front over the state will weaken out tonight. The high to the north of Tasmania will produce a westerly flow over the state on Monday, while the high will consolidate and move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday with the flow tending northwesterly ahead of a cold front. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday with an associated low to pass to the south of the state. A high will approach the west of Tasmania on Thursday and weaken with a new high centre to develop east of the state during the day.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable to 10 knots in the evening, mainly northeasterly.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Monday 30 March

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots tending variable in the middle of the day, mainly southeasterly, then northeast to northwesterly to 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the evening then becoming north to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 1 April

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Monday.

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