Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 27 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossing Tasmania will move away to the east of the state this morning. A westerly flow will then persist over Tasmania for the remainder of the week, with further fronts to brush the south of the state this evening and during Friday morning.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Wednesday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 28 July

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers offshore, 30% chance elsewhere.

Friday 29 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% 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 Wednesday.

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