Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Sunday 29 March 2015.

Weather Situation

An area of high pressure lies to the north of Tasmania while a cold front over the state will weaken out tonight. The high to the north of Tasmania will produce a westerly flow over the state on Monday, while the high will consolidate and move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday with the flow tending northwesterly ahead of a cold front. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday with an associated low to pass to the south of the state.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 30 March

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 1 April

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 EDT Monday.

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