Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A high to the west of Tasmania extends a ridge over the south of the state Wednesday and Tuesday, while a trough lingers about the north. The high centre will slowly pass to the south during today and Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning, although more variable with sea breezes inshore. Winds tending east to northeasterly 10 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 19 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 20 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
East to northeasterly 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 4:05 pm EDT Tuesday.

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