Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high is centred to the northwest of Tasmania and will slowly move eastwards with a new high centre to form to the northeast early Sunday. The high to the northeast will become dominant later Sunday and almost stationary with a warm front to clip the south of the state during Monday. A weak ridge of high pressure over Tasmania will move slowly to the east on Tuesday as a cold front crosses the Bight. The front is expected to pass over the state during Wednesday, embedded in a northwesterly stream.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, though variable inshore about the east to 10 knots.
Seas
Up to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Sunday 24 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, though variable inshore to 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 25 May

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 26 May

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Westerly below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Sunday.

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