Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 10:37 am EST on Wednesday 1 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaches from the west today, with winds strengthening and tending northwesterly ahead of the front crossing in the evening. A very cold and vigorous southwesterly stream will follow on Thursday, and should gradually moderate and tend westerly on Friday as the next high moves over Victoria.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Wednesday for Central North Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 2 July

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere. Possible hail inshore in the morning.

Friday 3 July

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Wednesday.

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