Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 5:03 am EST on Friday 31 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A westerly flow over Tasmania will shift northwesterly today as a cold front approaches Tasmania late. The front will cross the state tomorrow morning with a strong westerly flow to develop in its wake. The next cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 1 August

Gale Warning for Saturday for Central North Coast

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the morning. Winds tending westerly in the morning.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 4 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% 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

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 EST Friday.

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