Channel Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 21 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over the east coast of Australia and a low near Adelaide will slowly track eastwards today, whilst weakening. A northwesterly stream will continue into Tuesday as a cold front approaches Tasmania from the west. The front will weaken as it crosses the state on Wednesday morning, followed by a west to southwesterly stream. A trough will approach the west coast in the evening before weakening over Tasmania during Thursday morning, embedded in a westerly stream.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, mainly northerly during the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 22 August

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the evening.

Wednesday 23 August

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 24 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 4:05 pm EST Monday.

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