Forecast issued at 10:36 pm EDT on Wednesday 29 March 2017.
A cold front currently crossing Tasmania will move out to the east of the state overnight. A trough will cross Tasmania early on Thursday, while a high over the Bight slowly extends a ridge towards the state later in the day. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania on Friday, as the next front approaches from the west. This front will cross the state early on Saturday, bringing a southwesterly change.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central North Coast
- West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
- 2.5 metres.
- Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Thursday 30 March
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
- 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers offshore, 20% chance elsewhere.
Friday 31 March
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Westerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then to around 1 metre around midday.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Saturday 1 April
- Westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots before turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
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
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Thursday.