Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Thursday 18 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure will remain to the east of Tasmania, with a ridge of high pressure to cross the state overnight ahead of a cold front to cross the state during Friday. A weak ridge will build on Saturday as a trough lies to the north of Tasmania.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central North Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Winds turning westerly in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Swell
West to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 19 July

Gale Warning for Friday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning. Winds reaching up to 40 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain.

Saturday 20 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Sunday 21 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% 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 Friday.

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