Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast updated at 9:38 am EDT on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high to the west of Tasmania will provide a southerly flow and slightly cooler temperatures about the west and south of Tasmania today, although temperatures will remain warmer about inland and northern districts . A northerly flow will then return briefly on Thursday, as another high forms over the Tasman Sea, ahead of a cold front on Friday, with a cooler, west to southwesterly flow to follow in its wake on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Thursday 17 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning.

Friday 18 January

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Saturday 19 January

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:05 pm EDT Wednesday.

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