Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay Boating Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 1 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A fresh to strong west to northwesterly flow will continue ahead of a cold front to cross Tasmania later Sunday morning and afternoon, with a secondary feature to cross at night. Another cold front will cross the state early Monday, embedded in a vigorous southwesterly flow. Winds will tend westerly on Tuesday as a deep low passes well to the south of Tasmania and yet another cold front moves across the state during the morning, and then again on Wednesday morning, heralding another cold southerly stream.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Monday 3 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 25 to 30 knots in the morning, tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers or snow. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail.

Tuesday 4 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible hail in the evening.

Wednesday 5 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then tending southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers, with possible hail.

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 EST Sunday.

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