Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Friday 12 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over southern Tasmania, with a high centre to strengthen to the east during the day and a northerly flow to develop over the state. A cold front will cross Tasmania tomorrow evening, bringing a westerly airstream that will persist through Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then shifting northerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 14 February

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 4:05 pm EDT Friday.

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