Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Friday 18 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over Tasmania. The high moves east during Saturday as a mild northeasterly flow develops. The flow will tend northerly on Sunday, before turning west to northwesterly behind a cold front, crossing Monday morning. Northwesterly flow remains throughout Monday and Tuesday as a complex low pressure system to the southwest of Tasmania on Monday moves south of Tasmania late on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Saturday 19 September

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

Sunday 20 September

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 21 September

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 22 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Saturday.

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