Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 10:27 am EST on Tuesday 18 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A fresh to strong northwesterly stream will shift cooler southwesterly during today as a cold front crosses Tasmania and an associated low passes near the south. A ridge of high pressure will move to the west of Tasmania this evening, associated with a high over the Bight, before weakening during Wednesday. A high centred to the west of Tasmania, combined with a low near the south of New Zealand, will maintain a southwesterly flow over the state on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Central North Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible hail offshore at night.

Wednesday 19 June

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central North Coast

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 20 June

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 EST Tuesday.

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