Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EDT on Friday 21 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough lies near the northeast of Tasmania with a ridge of high pressure over the remainder of the state. This trough will weaken tonight while the ridge will move over the Tasman Sea on Saturday morning as a trough passes near the south of the state early morning and another trough crosses the state in the evening. A weak ridge will pass north of Tasmania during Sunday with a cold front to cross the state on Monday as an associated low moves to the south of the state. A trough will cross Tasmania early Tuesday with a cold front to approach the southwest late evening as a high over the Bight extends a ridge north of the state.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to northeasterly to 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower early this evening.

Saturday 22 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly in the morning then becoming variable around 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny morning. 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening.

Sunday 23 November

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 24 November

Winds
North to northeasterly below 10 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of rain.

Tuesday 25 November

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 Saturday.

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