Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:02 pm EDT on Sunday 25 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will extend across the state tonight and tomorrow with westerly winds easing. The high moves slowly closer to the southwest of Tasmania during Tuesday. Winds tend more southerly during Tuesday as a trough over Victoria extends towards the northeast of the state. Wednesday sees the high remaining to the southwest of the state but extending a ridge to the east, with winds tending southeasterly. On Thursday, the high centre moves to the south of Tasmania, with southeasterly winds persisting, and a low forms in the trough now situated off the New South Wales coast.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 26 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
Northeasterly below 10 knots becoming southerly early in the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
Southerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly 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 Monday.

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