Central North Coastal Waters Forecast: Stanley to Flinders Island

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 24 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front which crossed Tasmania yesterday is continuing east over the Tasman Sea, as another cold front approaches from the southwest, expected to cross around midday tomorrow as a low passes just south of the state, bringing a windy southwesterly change. A high to the west of Western Australia will extend a ridge over the Bight and north of Tasmania on Monday, bringing an easing westerly flow as another high develops over Victoria. This high will move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday, as a weakening cold front approaches from the west.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to northwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 25 June

Gale Warning for Sunday for Central North Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots in the morning then turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Monday 26 June

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly around 1 metre offshore.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 27 June

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 Sunday.

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