Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 am EDT on Monday 30 November 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the northeast will drift eastward into the Tasman Sea today, resulting in a northerly flow across the state. A vigorous cold front approaching from the west will cross Tasmania during the afternoon and evening. A second front crosses the state early on Wednesday morning, resulting in a strong and gusty west to southwesterly wind flow. The winds will then ease Wednesday evening as a ridge of high pressure extends to the north of the state and persist throughout Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon then east to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Up to 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 1 December

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Central North Coast

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 20 knots shifting north to northwesterly late morning then westerly 25 to 30 knots in the afternoon, reaching up to 35 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Wednesday 2 December

Winds
Westerly 25 to 40 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
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 Monday.

Product IDT12321