Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EDT on Monday 20 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high will move to the east of Tasmania tonight and remain stationary tomorrow. A weakening cold front and trough will approach from the west during Wednesday and cross the state overnight into Thursday morning. A new high will move past the south of Tasmania during the remainder of Thursday with a trough remaining over Victoria.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 21 October

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 40% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.

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