Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Sunday 19 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will build over the Bight today, gradually extending a ridge over Tasmania and maintaining a cold southwesterly airstream over the state. The high will remain slow-moving over the eastern Bight, maintaining a ridge over Tasmania into the middle of the week.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Central North Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore, tending southerly in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Monday 20 April

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest to southwesterly about 10 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 21 April

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Sunny.

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 EST Sunday.

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