Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Friday 6 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A fresh to strong and gusty west to southwesterly flow over Tasmania will gradually ease during Saturday as a high begins to approach from the northwest. The high will pass to the north of Tasmania on Sunday, extending a ridge over the state, before moving eastwards into the Tasman Sea by Sunday evening. Warm northerly winds will be directed over Tasmania on Monday, before a trough crosses the state in the evening, bringing a cooler westerly flow.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Gale Warning for Friday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas
3 to 4 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 7 December

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 8 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 9 December

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly 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 EDT Saturday.

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