Channel Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EST on Monday 28 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A series of active cold fronts will cross Tasmania this week, with associated lows passing to the south of the state. A vigorous west to northwesterly stream will become established early on Tuesday then will persist through to early Friday when another cold front will see winds shift southwesterly and ease slightly as a high moves over the Bight.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Tuesday 29 July

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Channel

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms in the morning.

Wednesday 30 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots turning north to northwesterly in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.

Thursday 31 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Friday 1 August

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day then becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.

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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Tuesday.

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