No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EST on Friday 25 July 2014.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will slowly continue eastwards over the next few days, while a shallow low pressure system just west of King Island will cross Bass Strait overnight and tomorrow morning, with a cold front then expected just west of the Bight tomorrow night. This front will then dissipate over Tasmania on Sunday night, with a stronger cold front to then move over the Bight later on Monday.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Northerly 5 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Westerly below 1 metre.
- The chance of thunderstorms.
Saturday 26 July
- North to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
- Around 1 metre.
- Westerly around 1 metre.
- The chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Sunday 27 July
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
Monday 28 July
- West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
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
- This forecast is also available via scheduled broadcasts on marine radio.
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- Tide Predictions
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Saturday.