Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Wednesday 14 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania during Thursday morning bringing a cool southwesterly change. The stream will tend westerly on Friday then continue on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres inshore.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 15 April

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers.

Friday 16 April

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 17 April

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 5:00 am EST Thursday.

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