Channel Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 1 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over Tasmania will move slowly eastwards today and Thursday, maintaining a light wind regime. A ridge extending from the high on Friday will track southwards and remain to the south of Tasmania on Saturday, while a trough over the eastern mainland also moves southwards and a cold front crosses the Bight.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 2 June

Winds
Northeast to northwesterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 3 June

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 4 June

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Wednesday.

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