Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front will reach western Tasmania this evening, cross the state overnight then move to the east Wednesday morning. A complex area of low pressure will develop around Tasmania later Wednesday and early Thursday, with several low centres forming close to the state. This complex area of low pressure will consolidate to the east of Tasmania on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 21 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then northwesterly during the afternoon. Winds becoming variable to 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of rain in the morning and the late evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Thursday 22 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain.

Friday 23 November

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.

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 Wednesday.

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