Forecast issued at 10:11 am EDT on Sunday 26 October 2014.
A trough lies over Bass Strait while a high is centred just south of Tasmania. The high will move away to the southeast early today with the trough to linger about the north. Another trough extending from the mainland is expected to lie near King Island tonight, linked to a cold front which will approach from the west. Both features will cross Tasmania early Monday, with the associated complex low to remain well southwest of the state. Another front embedded in a strong westerly stream is expected late on Monday, with the lows tracking eastwards during Tuesday, and yet another front embedded in the cold airflow during the afternoon.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Westerly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Monday 27 October
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Central North Coast
- Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting westerly 20 to 30 knots in the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Westerly 1 to 2 metres.
- 60% chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Mostly sunny afternoon.
Tuesday 28 October
- Westerly 25 to 40 knots.
- 3 to 4 metres.
- Westerly 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
- 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.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.