Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low to the east of Tasmania extends a trough across the north of the state, while a weak high pressure system moves into the Bight. A high will move to the northeast of Tasmania on Tuesday with a ridge extending over the state. A northerly flow will develop on Wednesday and strengthen as a cold front approaches from the west in the evening. The front will weaken and cross Tasmania early on Thursday in a westerly flow. Another cold front will pass to the south of the state early on Friday as the next high moves into the Bight.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 21 February

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to southeasterly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Wednesday 22 February

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting west to southwesterly in the morning and then turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Winds easing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Friday 24 February

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly 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 Tuesday.

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