Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Thursday 18 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will move close to western Tasmania this evening, extending a ridge over the north of the state. The ridge will shift south tomorrow morning, with the high to slowly move away to the east and a northeasterly flow will develop over Tasmania tomorrow afternoon. The northeasterly flow will persist through Saturday, then shift northerly on Sunday ahead of a cold front that will cross the state on Sunday evening.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Friday 19 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then turning east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 20 April

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 21 April

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the afternoon, and northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
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 Friday.

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