Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Tuesday 26 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system to the southeast of Tasmania will continue moving east tonight, with the west to southwesterly to further ease on Wednesday while shifting northwesterly as a high passes to the north. A cold front is then expected to slow down while approaching Tasmania Thursday night then slowly crossing the state on Friday. A low will then form on this front just east of Tasmania on Saturday, as another cold front approaches the state from the southwest.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

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

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending west to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Wednesday 27 March

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots shifting east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 28 March

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the early afternoon, and north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 29 March

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Saturday 30 March

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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 5:00 am EDT Wednesday.

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