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

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Forecast issued at 5:17 pm EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A high to north of Tasmania will move over the Tasman Sea this evening. A hot west to northwesterly stream will develop during Thursday, with a cold front to pass near the south of Tasmania during the day. Hot northerly winds will freshen on Friday as a cold front slowly approaches from the west. The cold front will cross Tasmania during Saturday morning and afternoon as winds shift cooler westerly.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Central West Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the south late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 30 January

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central West Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early morning, tending west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots near midday then becoming variable about 10 knots from late afternoon, mainly south to southeasterly.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly around 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 31 January

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending northerly 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then tending north to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of rain in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

Saturday 1 February

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending westerly 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 5:00 am EDT Thursday.

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