Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 10:39 pm EST on Saturday 27 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania overnight, then remain near the northeast of the state tomorrow as it weakens. A ridge will extend over Tasmania later on Sunday and slowly move eastwards on Monday, while cradling a broad area of low pressure as it moves over the Bight. The low will weaken to a trough during Tuesday, with a northerly stream to develop over Tasmania directed by a high in the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Central North Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers inshore, 20% chance elsewhere.

Sunday 28 August

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Central North Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, shifting southwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then to below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
70% chance of showers in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.

Monday 29 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 30 August

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the evening.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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 5:00 am EST Sunday.

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