Forecast updated at 5:59 am EDT on Sunday 8 December 2013.
A ridge of high pressure is moving away to the east of Tasmania and directing a northerly airflow across the state ahead of a cold front that will cross during the afternoon and evening. A trough will linger about the east of the state into tomorrow with another cold front to approach the west late in the day. This front is then expected to cross Tasmania early on Tuesday, with a low to pass to the south during the day and an associated trough to cross the state in the evening.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly in the early evening then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the evening.
- Westerly below 1 metre.
- The chance of thunderstorms during this afternoon.
Monday 9 December
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Central North Coast
- 1st Winds
- 2nd Winds
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon and tending more northwesterly inshore. Winds then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
- Up to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
- West to northwesterly up to 1 metre.
Tuesday 10 December
- Westerly 25 to 35 knots.
- 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
- Westerly 1 to 2 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
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.