Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 10:10 am EDT on Monday 2 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over Tasmania, with a northerly flow to develop over the state as a high centre moves away to the east during the morning. The flow will turn northwesterly later today as a cold front approaches, with the front to weaken as it crosses the state early tomorrow. Another cold front will cross Tasmania later on Wednesday with the airstream turning southwesterly and strengthening late in the day.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening, tending west to northwesterly late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Becoming cloudy.

Tuesday 3 March

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 4 March

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

Tas - BANKS STRAIGHT AND FRANKLIN SOUND Tas - CENTRAL NORTH COAST, Stanley to the Northern Tip of Flinders Is Tas - EAST OF FLINDERS ISLAND, Northern Tip of Flinders Is to St Helens Pt Tas - UPPER EAST COAST, St Helens Pt to Wineglass Bay Tas - LOWER EAST COAST, Wineglass Bay to Tasman Island Tas - SOUTHEAST COAST, Tasman Is to South East Cape Tas - SOUTHWEST COAST, South East Cape to Low Rocky Pt Tas - CENTRAL WEST COAST, Low Rocky Pt to Sandy Cape Tas - FAR NORTHWEST COAST, Sandy Cape to Stanley and King Island Vic - East Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

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