Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high in the Bight maintains a westerly wind flow over Tasmania today. A cold front sweeps over the state on Thursday morning, followed by second, stronger front on Friday. A new high enters the Bight on Saturday and extends a ridge over Tasmania.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central North Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending westerly near midday.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 23 September

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 24 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 25 to 40 knots during the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers, with possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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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