Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EST on Friday 29 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred near New Zealand currently extends a ridge over Tasmania, while a low lies over the Tasman Sea. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania tomorrow, as a cold front slowly crosses the Bight. The front will approach the west of Tasmania late Sunday before crossing the state on Monday, producing a cold southerly change.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.

Saturday 30 August

Winds
East to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 31 August

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore later in the evening.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.

Monday 1 September

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.

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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