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

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Tuesday 27 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over Victoria extends into the Tasman Sea, while a weakening cold front approaches Tasmania. The front will dissipate as it moves over the state later on Wednesday, but another stronger front to cross on Thursday afternoon will bring an active, very cold southwesterly stream in its wake. A high over the Bight will then track eastwards, expected to lie over Victoria on Friday and extend a ridge over Tasmania, allowing the stream to become light.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly around 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 3.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 June

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the morning then becoming southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Possible hail from the late morning.

Friday 30 June

Winds
South to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
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 Wednesday.

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