Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over the southeast mainland and a low over the Bight will slowly track eastwards tonight and Monday while weakening. A northwesterly stream on Monday will continue into Tuesday as a cold front approaches Tasmania from the west. The front will weaken as it crosses Tasmania Wednesday morning, followed by a west to southwesterly stream. A trough will approach the west coast Wednesday evening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening and tending variable inshore.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light showers.

Monday 21 August

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots, more variable inshore, tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Tuesday 22 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 23 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% 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 5:00 am EST Monday.

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