Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EST on Friday 25 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will slowly continue eastwards over the next few days, while a shallow low pressure system just west of King Island will cross Bass Strait overnight and tomorrow morning, with a cold front then expected just west of the Bight tomorrow night. This front will then dissipate over Tasmania on Sunday night, with a stronger cold front to then move over the Bight later on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms.

Saturday 26 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms in the morning.

Sunday 27 July

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.

Monday 28 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres.

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 EST Saturday.

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