Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Friday 9 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A brisk southwesterly stream over Tasmania will ease this evening, then tend more westerly tomorrow. A high over the Bight will extend ridge to the north of Tasmania tomorrow, with a weak cold front to brush the south of the state at night. The high is expected to drift over Tasmania during Sunday, then lie to the northeast on Monday, resulting in settled conditions.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 10 December

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly in the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Sunday 11 December

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots during the morning and early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 12 December

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

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 Saturday.

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