Central West Coastal Waters Forecast: Low Rocky Point to Sandy Cape

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough lingers in the north today, as a weak ridge forms over the south. A ridge of high pressure will then pass over the state on Wednesday, directing a northerly flow, ahead of a cold front and low to cross during Thursday morning which will bring a cooler southwesterly stream. A ridge of high pressure will follow in the evening, while a cold front moves over the Bight.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 16 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
West to southwesterly 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 17 October

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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 EDT Tuesday.

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