Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high centred over the Tasman Sea will slowly move east over the next few days, directing a warmer northerly flow over Tasmania and blocking the approach of any cold fronts until a weakening cold front approaches Tasmania late Wednesday. The front will cross the state during Thursday, with a cooler westerly flow to follow late on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of fog with reduced visibility.

Wednesday 18 October

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning and early afternoon with reduced visibility.

Thursday 19 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

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 EDT Tuesday.

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