Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 5 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A southwesterly stream over Tasmania will moderate today as a high moves near Adelaide. A secondary high develops to the southwest of Tasmania on Monday before becoming the dominant high. It will then drift over the state on Tuesday, bringing light winds and cold, stable conditions which will persist throughout Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly later in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to northwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Monday.

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