No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EDT on Monday 10 March 2014.
A slow moving high over the Tasman Sea will move towards New Zealand on Tuesday, with a weak high to pass south of Tasmania early Tuesday. A trough over Tasmania will weaken near the east of the state early Tuesday, with another trough and a cold front to cross the state later Tuesday and early Wednesday, bringing a westerly change. A high over the Bight will track slowly eastwards on Wednesday, extending a ridge north of Tasmania, while another high will develop over the Tasman Sea on Thursday with the ridge to move over the state.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- West to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Below 1 metre.
Tuesday 11 March
- Variable 5 to 15 knots, mainly westerly, becoming north to northeasterly during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the late afternoon and west to northwesterly late evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Westerly below 1 metre.
- The chance of thunderstorms from the early afternoon.
Wednesday 12 March
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning.
- West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Thursday 13 March
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Westerly below 1 metre offshore.
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
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.