Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EDT on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high will remain over the Tasman Sea today before moving over New Zealand on Tuesday and becoming slow moving. A broad trough over the mainland will extend over Tasmania during today before moving to the east of the state later Tuesday and becoming almost stationary on Wednesday. A cold front will cross Tasmania late Tuesday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly about 10 knots tending easterly during the morning before increasing to 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
Variable 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly in the morning then west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 24 December

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 Monday.

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