Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move slowly eastwards tonight and tomorrow as a weakening cold front passes to the south of the state Wednesday evening, while a trough moves over the north. On Thursday, a new high will move past the south of Tasmania to be over the Tasman Sea early Friday. A complex area of low pressure near Adelaide is expected to move into Victoria late on Friday and extend another trough over Tasmania as yet another front approaches the west. The front and trough will move to the east of the state early on Saturday to be replaced by a ridge extending from another high centred over the Bight.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots becoming southeasterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day then east to northeasterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% 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 Wednesday.

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